Thirsty Thursday: Coconut Mango Mojito

This Coconut Mango Mojito just screams summer! Try this for your next big event, small get-together, or just an afternoon of soaking up some sun. I think I might make this for my best friend's bridal shower in August. Wish me luck!

makes 1 mojito, but is easily quadrupled
6-8 fresh mint leaves
2 1/2 ounces of mint simple syrup
1 ounce of coconut rum
1 1/2 ounces of club soda
1-2 ounces of mango puree
the juice of one lime
To make the mango puree, combine 1 peeled + chopped, ripe mango in a food processor (or high speed blender) with the juice of 1 lime, and process until smooth (or at least almost smooth).
In the bottom of a glass, add 1 ounce of simple syrup and the mint leaves. Muddle with a muddler or use the clean bottom of something blunt, like a screwdriver! Add ice to the glass, and pour rum, syrup, mango puree, lime juice and club soda over top. Mix with a long spoon or knife and serve with an additional sprig of mint.
photo & recipe via / How Sweet It Is

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