Mocktail Recipe #12: Sparkling Mojito

Throughout the year, special occasions like Memorial Day, graduations, weddings, football games, and holiday parties provide opportunities to celebrate with family and friends. Unfortunately, celebrations can also lead to drunk driving, which is a top safety concern and the leading cause of traffic-related fatalities and injuries on America’s roads.

To help you plan safe, enjoyable parties, we asked AAA Ohio Auto Club associates to share their favorite mocktail recipes. The public voted on their favorites, and we compiled the recipes into a guide. In this series of blog posts, we present some of the winners. Enjoy!


Sparkling Mojito – recipe adapted from Princess Cruise Lines

Ingredients

  • 7 Fresh mint leaves, plus more for garnish
  • 4 oz. lime juice
  • 4 oz. simple syrup (4 oz. water plus an equal amount of sugar, boiled until syrupy)
  • 20 oz. Sprite

Preparation

Crush mint leaves with the back of a spoon. Add lime juice and simple syrup. Stir to mix. Add crushed ice, then top with Sprite. Garnish with mint leaves, if desired.

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