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.

 

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