Vodka and mint mojitos
- 16 sprigs mint
- 1/2 cup caster sugar
- 1 1/2 cups fresh lime juice (see note)
- 2 to 3 cups crushed ice
- 500ml vodka
- 750ml soda water, chilled
- Place mint and sugar into a 2-litre (8-cup) capacity glass jug. Using the end of a rolling pin, crush mint and sugar together.
- Add lime juice to jug. Stir to combine. Pour crushed ice into jug until it is half-full. Pour in vodka. Pour soda water into jug until it is full. Stir to combine. Pour into glasses. Serve. Makes 8
Cool down with these summer treats
Here's few ideas to keep you cool over summer.
Make a large jug of Mojitos to drink with friends on the deck.
Wear something that is light and breezy that lets the air flow through.
This cotton lace kaftan over a pair of bikinis with a wide brimmed hat
will do the trick nicely.
Whip up some homemade lime or kiwi fruit popsicles for the kids.
Make up a healthy salad with green mango and cucumber.
You will feel so fresh you won't even notice how hot it is!