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We transform a classic mojito into a delicious rhubarb cocktail

With fresh ingredients and herbs, this delicious classic mojito cocktail with rhubarb syrup is as delicious as it is pretty!


For the rhubarb syrup (makes approximately 1 cup)
2 cups chopped rhubarb
2 cups water
1 cup sugar
For the mojito cocktail
3 mint leaves
1 tbsp lime juice
2 tbsp white rum
1–2 tbsp rhubarb syrup
½ cup crushed ice
200 ml soda water
To serve
1 rhubarb ribbon
1 sprig mint
1 slice lime

For the rhubarb syrup
1. Place the rhubarb, water and sugar in a pot over medium heat. Bring to the boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for 10 minutes until the sugar has dissolved and the rhubarb becomes soft.
2. Mash the rhubarb with a potato masher, then strain the mixture through a sieve. Discard the pulp and allow the syrup to cool.
For the mojito cocktail
1. Place the mint leaves and lime juice in a glass and crush to release the flavour of the mint.
2. Add the rum and rhubarb syrup and stir to combine.
3. Add the ice and top off with soda water.
To serve
1. Garnish the mojito with a ribbon of rhubarb, a sprig of mint and a slice of lime.

Recipe & styling: Kate Turner
Photography: Andreas Eiselen //

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