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Super fragrant bergamot mojito recipe! Refreshing classic cocktail with a twist, perfect green drink for St Patrick's Day! | via @annabanana.co

Bergamot Mojito

Refreshing and super fragrant bergamot mojito recipe! Perfect green drink for St Patrick's Day!

Course Drinks
Cuisine Vegan
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 people
270 kcal
Author Anna

Ingredients

  • 300 g golden caster sugar
  • 30 fresh mint leaves (plus extra for garnish)
  • 6 medium limes (juiced)
  • 2 medium bergamots (juice and zest)
  • 2 large Sorrento lemons (juiced)
  • 150 ml golden rum

Instructions

  1. In a medium saucepan, mix together sugar and 1 ltr of water, bring to the boil and cool down to room temperature.

  2. In a food processor, blend together mint, lime juice, bergamots zest and juice and lemon juice. Add sugar syrup and blend until combined. Pour into plastic container and freeze, stirring with a fork every 30 minutes until frozen.

  3. Scoop the granita into chilled glasses, garnish with lime, lemon skin/ peel and fresh mint.

Recipe Notes

Cooking time does not include freezing time (3-4 hours).

You can top it up with soda.

Use a tiny pinch of spirulina powder or green food dye to give your mojito super green appearance. 

If you can't find any Sorrento lemons, use the ordinary lemons.