Pineapple Mojito with Spiced Rum
 
Prep time
Cook time
Total time
 
Ideal for lounging by the pool, summer barbecues, or simply to relax at the end of a hard week, this fresh and fruity cocktail hits the spot.
Author:
Serves: 2
Ingredients
  • 1 cup pineapple juice
  • small bunch mint leaves
  • Juice of half a lime
  • 1 lime sliced
  • crushed ice
  • 3½ fl oz) spiced rum
  • ½ cup club soda
  • Caramelized Pineapple:
  • 1 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 2 slices fresh or tinned pineapple
  • 2 tbsp light brown soft sugar
  • Garnish:
  • Mint sprigs
Instructions
  1. Make the caramelized pineapple: Heat the butter in a frying pan until starting to foam. Dust the pineapple slices in the brown sugar and place in the frying pan. Fry, turning once, until both sides are golden and caramelized (about 3-4 minutes). Put to the side.
  2. Place 6 mint leaves in each glass (this recipe is for two glasses). Add the lime juice and lime slices to the glasses.
  3. Pour in the pineapple juice and muddle everything together with a spoon.
  4. Fill the glasses up two-thirds of the way with crushed ice, then pour over the spiced rum. Top with the club soda and mix again. Add more ice to fill up to the top if necessary.
  5. Garnish the glasses with a small sprig of mint and a slice of caramelized pineapple.
Recipe by Giggles Galore at https://gigglesgalore.net/pineapple-mojito-with-spiced-rum