Electric blood orange limeade with muddled mint

  • Preparation Time10 mins
  • Cooking Time4 mins
  • Serves4
  • DifficultyEasy
1 handful fresh mint leaves
60ml simple syrup (equal amounts granulated sugar and water, heated until sugar dissolves; cool)
240ml light rum
120ml fresh lime juice
120ml fresh blood orange juice
240ml sparkling water
1L crushed ice
Blood orange segments and fresh mint sprigs, for garnish
1) Using a mortar and pestle, muddle mint until the oils are released (you will smell the mint). Pour the simple syrup into a large pitcher. Add rum, lime juice and blood orange juice and stir vigorously. Add the crushed mint and the sparkling water. Divide the ice among 4 glasses or cups. Pour the limeade mixture into each glass and garnish with blood oranges and fresh mint sprigs.

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