Champagne Mojitos

champagne mojito

Nothing is better than a champagne type drink for those weekend brunches.  This is a mojito style mimosa that is just lovely and makes a nice pairing with many brunch dishes.  This recipe originally appeared on Foodie Crush and was adapted from Bobby Flay

Serves: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup fresh mint leaves, plus more for garnish
  • ¼ cup thai basil leaves
  • 3 tablespoons super fine sugar
  • 2 limes, cut into wedges
  • 1 cup rum
  • 1 bottle cold cava

Instructions

  1. Put the mint, thai basil, sugar and lime wedges into a small glass and muddle, in batches if needed. Pour the rum into a pitcher and add the mint mixture and lots of ice. Top with the cava and pour into glasses filled with ice. Garnish with fresh mint or thai basil.

 

Captain Tim
Captain Tim

Captain Tim is the founder of Caribbean Trading Company in Puerto Rico. Many years ago Captain Tim was a normal everyday guy who decided to do what so many people only dream about. He moved to the Caribbean. Traveling throughout the islands, he has the joy of sharing this lifestyle and its flavors with the world.

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