Friday, July 17

raspberry mojito

raspberry mojito | prosecco in the park
raspberry mojito | prosecco in the park
raspberry mojito | prosecco in the park
raspberry mojito | prosecco in the park
raspberry mojito | prosecco in the park
raspberry mojito | prosecco in the park
Keeping things very short and somewhat sweet this week. If you saw my fake coffee table you'd understand why. It looks like a paper factory exploded. No joke. I'd post a photo but don't see the point in further embarrassing myself.

So, this week I wanted to do something light and summery and cut back the mint that has grown into an out of control bush on my windowsill. That seems to be the way these things go lately. The questions "what do you want to drink" and "what needs to be chopped down" are one in the same. Mint and basil are at the top of that list. They're both such stubborn plants, fighting each other to see who can take up the most space. Hence the mojitos. I could make a hundred of these and still have too much mint. 

RASPBERRY MOJITO
2 oz light rum
.5 oz raspberry liqueur
a handful of mint leaves
half a lime
.5 teaspoon sugar
soda water

In a larger glass, muddle sugar, mint, and lime with a dash of soda water. Stir in rum and raspberry liqueur and top with soda water. Garnish with a slice of lime, mint, or even a raspberry. Enjoy!
raspberry mojito | prosecco in the park

10 comments :

  1. I want to try this ASAP! I love mojitos, and I feel like raspberry would be so good in it!

    xo Kylie
    www.dressinsparkles.com

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  2. I wish my plants were taking over. I think we picked plants that need a little more sun than under our window offers. The poor things look very sad and are all noticeably trying to escape out the window/leaning towards the sun.

    This drink sounds so refreshing! And the photos are completely stunning.

    xx Katie
    lovely letters

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  3. This looks delish and so refreshing! Great photos too!

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  4. I love mojitos even though they make me think of that Shit Girls Say Video every. single. time. "Is that a mojito?!"

    You've inspired me and now I think I must make one this weekend!!

    xo Mary-Katherine
    gold-hatted lover

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  5. That sounds absolutely amazing!!!! So refreshing and delicious! I think I need to pick up some raspberry liqueur later!

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  6. This looks amazing, absolutely perfect for summer <3

    Happy Friday!

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  7. Yum! This sounds delicious! I make coconut mojitos all the time!

    xx
    Lauren Elizabeth
    Petite in Pearls

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  8. This looks sooo refreshing! Perfect for a day like today!!

    Taffeta & Tulips

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