Basic Fruit Puree Recipe
2 cups fruit of choice chopped
1 cup granulated sugar
1-2 mint leaves
In separate batches, cook fruit mint and sugar on medium-high heat until fruit is soft. Do not add water. Mash fruit with a spoon or in the case of pineapple, blend in a Cuisinart till smooth. Softer fruit does not need to be pureed.
Makes 1 - 8-ounce cocktail
5-6 mint leaves
1 tablespoon powdered sugar
2 ounces white rum
1 heaping tablespoon fruit puree
2 ounces club soda
In a cocktail shaker, squeeze lime over mint leaves, muddle with a wooden spoon, add sugar, fruit puree, rum, and blend to combine, fill the shaker with ice, place lid firmly on top, shake drink several times. Pour mixture into the cocktail glass leaving headspace and fill to the rim with club soda. Garnish with fruit, lime wedges, and mint leaves.
Each flavor was delicious, refreshing, and relaxing! I needed no help polishing off my Trio of Mojitos! CHEERS!
Wish I could join you in a glass of this delicious looking drink! And after that, help you with your packing! Wow! You have moved seven times? Hope everything goes well and smooth as planned, Rebecka!
Gosh, these are some gorgeous looking cocktail! Any left for me, dear? Hahaha!