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Apple cider mojitos

The perfect Fall cocktail that will have you grabbing that blanket and sitting by a fire pit!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Drinks
Servings: 2
Author: the communal feast

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice about 2 lemons
  • 1 cup fresh apple cider
  • 4-5 oz white rum depends on how much booze you want to taste
  • 4 oz cinnamon simple syrup
  • Fresh mint
  • Cinnamon sticks
  • Apple slices
  • Club soda
  • Ice
  • Cinnamon simple syrup
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp cinnamon

Instructions

  • 1. To make cinnamon simple syrup: place ingredients in a small saucepan, bring to a boil then simmer for 5 mins. Turn the heat off, let cool then store in an air tight jar.
  • 2. To a large cocktail mixing glass or pitcher, stir together the lemon juice, apple cider, rum and cinnamon simple syrup. Grab a handful of mint leaves and spank them in between your palms to activate the oils. Add to the mixing glass and stir everything together.
  • 3. To serve, add ice to your glass, fill the glass about 3/4 full, top with club soda and garnish with fresh mint sprigs, cinnamon stick and apple slice.