Tangerine Mojitos

Serves 4 | 

Ingredients:

8 mint leaves
1 cup sugar cane juice (guarapo), or 1/2 cup simple syrup/sugar, adjust to taste
2 cups juice from about 8-10tangerines, (depending on the size)
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
1 1/2 cup rum, adjust to taste
Ice cubes
1 1/2 cups chilled sparkling water or club soda, adjust more or less based on your preference
Tangerine slices
Sugar, to decorate rims, optional
 

Directions:

  1. In a bowl muddle 6 mint leaves and sugar cane juice together. Add the lime and the tangerine juice, stir thoroughly. Add ice cubes and rum. Top off with sparkling water or club soda. Strain into glasses and add more ice cubes if desired. Garnish with tangerine slices and fresh mint leaves.