Classic Cuban Cocktail


Print Grocery List Print Recipe
Serves: 2 Total Time: 10 minutes


  • 4 tablespoons (2 ounces) fresh lime juice
  • 4 heaping teaspoons superfine sugar
  • 2 cups crushed ice
  • 24 fresh mint leaves, plus 5 small sprigs for garnish
  • 1/2 cup (2 ounces) white rum
  • 4 tablespoons (2 ounce) club soda



In 10-ounce glass (such as Collins or highball), stir together lime juice and sugar until sugar dissolves. Add 1/4 cup crushed ice. Rub mint leaves over rim of glass, then tear leaves in half and add to glass.


Gently stir for 15 seconds, then add rum, remaining crushed ice, and club soda. Gently stir for 5 seconds, then tuck mint sprigs into top of glass and insert tall straw.


Related links

No Comments

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.