Think of Champagne Mojitos when planning your brunch cocktail offerings. 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. The mint and basil combination really is the best! This recipe originally appeared on Foodie Crush and was adapted from Bobby Flay
Serves: 6 servings
Ingredients Needed for Champagne Mojitos:
- 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 (a type of white sparkling wine from Spain)
- 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.
Besides Champagne Mojitos, another great cocktail recipe for Sunday Brunch are the Tropical Mimosas.