Sparkling Blueberry Lemonade Mojitos
Sparkling Blueberry Lemonade MojitosCourse: DessertCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy
24 Mint Leaves
3 ounces blueberry simple syrup (recipe below)
3 ounces good quality lemonade
6 ounces white rum
6 ounces 7 UP
mint leaves and blueberries, for garnish
for the Blueberry Simple Syrup
1 cup water
1 cup white granulated sugar
2 cups frozen blueberries
- Muddle mint in a pitcher or shaker. Add blueberry simple syrup, lemonade, and rum. Stir well, then add 7UP and gently stir. Pour into glasses filled with ice and garnish with mint and blueberries.
- for the Blueberry Simple Syrup
- Combine water, sugar, and blueberries in a small saucepan and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Lower heat to a simmer and cook 5-10 minutes, until blueberries burst. Mash blueberries slightly with a spoon/masher to release more blueberry flavor.
- Remove from heat and pour simple syrup through a fine mesh sieve, discarding solids. Let blueberry simple syrup cool completely and then refrigerate until ready to serve (up to a few days).