Ontario Peach Mojitos
Contributed by: News Canada
(NC) - This Canadian version of a Cuban classic is bound to be a backyard hit. Served in a rock glass garnished with fresh Ontario peaches and mint leaves, this cocktail will sweep you away to an exotic destination. The recipe can also be easily transformed into a non-alcoholic summer mocktail.
Ontario peach season runs from late July to August and for helpful tips on selecting and peeling peaches or for more recipes, visit www.ontariotenderfruit.com
- 1 lime 1
- 1 Ontario peach, peeled and sliced 1
- 3 tbsp sugar 45 mL
- 1/4 cup peach juice 50 mL
- 3 oz white rum 90 mL
- 2 cups ice, crushed 500 mL
- 10 mint leaves 10
- 1/4 cup carbonated soda 50 mL
- Sliced Ontario peaches
- Mint leaves
Squeeze juice from the lime into blender.
Add peach slices, sugar, juice and rum; blend until smooth. Add crushed ice and pulse until combined. Pulse in mint leaves.
Pour into 2 chilled glasses. Add a splash of soda to each drink and garnish with peach slices and mint leaves.
Serving Size: Makes 2 Servings