Classic Mojito | Recipes | PBS Food

This classic drink is defiantly a thirst quencher. Recipe by Michael Procopio


Yield: 1 drink


  • 5 to 6 mint leaves
  • 1 lime quartered
  • 3 drops Angostura bitters
  • 2 ounces light rum
  • 1 ounce guarapo (sugar cane syrup) simple syrup will do
  • Ice Crushed ice is ideal small cubs also work
  • Club soda


  1. Muddle mint leaves, bitters and 3 of the lime quarters in the bottom of a tall glass.
  2. Fill glass to the top with ice.
  3. Add rum.
  4. Fill remainder of the glass with guarapo, leaving roughly 1/2 inch at the top. Top off with club soda.
  5. Cover glass and shake vigorously for a few seconds. Garnish with remaining lime wedge and a slice of sugar cane
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