Strawberry Mint Rum Cocktails
Made with fresh strawberries, sugar, lemon, and mint and mixed with club soda and light rum, these refreshing Strawberry Mint Rum Cocktails will be a hit at your next party!
Servings 8 Cocktails (approx)
- 1 pound strawberries washed and sliced
- 1 cup white granulated sugar
- 5 TB water divided
- 1/2 cup loosely packed mint leaves
- 1 lemon sliced
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- Mint sprigs for garnish
- 12 ounces Bacardi Silver Rum
- 24 ounces club soda chilled
- crushed ice
In a blender puree sliced strawberries with 2 tablespoons of water.
Pour strawberry puree into a small sauce pan. Add 3 tablespoons of water, sugar, juice of one lemon and heat over medium heat. Stir well to combine.
Gently mash and bruise the mint leaves to release their flavor. Stir into the strawberry mixture, reduce heat to low and simmer 10 minutes.
Strain the strawberry mint mixture and discard the solids. Let syrup cool.
For each drink, fill an 8 ounce glass with crushed ice and one lemon wedge. Over the ice, spoon 2 to 4 tablespoons of the strawberry mint syrup, depending on how sweet you want it. Pour 1 1/2 ounces of Bacardi over the strawberry and ice. Fill to the top with carbonated water or club soda.
Stir gently, and serve with a mint sprig and lemon slices if desired. Enjoy!
Due to the wide variations in hand mixing, the nutritional information for this cocktail is APPROXIMATE.
You can substitute stevia for the sugar if you wish.
Serving: 1g | Calories: 219kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 20mg | Potassium: 121mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 28g | Vitamin A: 125IU | Vitamin C: 42.8mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 0.5mg