Summery Apple & Lavender Mojito Recipe

The cocktail is so refreshing and just a bit dangerous!
Summery Apple & Lavender Mojito Recipe

My garden is totally out of control this year. Everything has grown in so well and it looks (and smells) incredible. During my recent grocery trip, I even realized I barely needed to buy any veggies! With so many unexpected ingredients to choose from, I asked our resident cocktail expert to dream up a cocktail that would use flavors from my garden. Rocky whipped together this apple & lavender mojito recipe and it was an immediate hit with me and Sean. The cocktail is so refreshing and just a bit dangerous because it doesn’t tasty boozy at all! I loved garnishing it with lavender and Kentucky sweet mint from my garden, too.

Meet the Apple & Lavender Mojito Recipe, Perfect for Summer Entertaining

When I’m in the mood for a summer cocktail, I always try to use what we have on hand — especially if it means foraging in my garden! This cocktail is truly so delicious and very refreshing. It’s perfect for your next summer picnic, BBQ, or outdoor dinner party.

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Apple and Lavender Mojito Cocktail

Serve this refreshing cocktail for your next summertime party, it's sure to be a hit!
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 1
Calories 281 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 oz white rum
  • 1 oz apple juice unfiltered
  • 1/2 oz lime juice fresh
  • 1/4 oz simple syrup
  • 3-4 dashes lavender bitters
  • 8 mint leaves fresh
  • 1 apple
  • soda water
  • ice

Instructions
 

  • Holding mint leaves in the palm of your hand, clap with the other hand to release the aromatics of the mint. Place in a cocktail shaker. Top with remaining ingredients and add ice.
  • Shake vigorously for about 45 seconds. Double strain into tall glass filled with fresh ice. Top with with soda water. 
  • Garnish with fresh mint sprigs, a few stalks of lavender, and slices of lime and apple.

Nutrition

Calories: 281kcalCarbohydrates: 37gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 10mgPotassium: 291mgFiber: 5gSugar: 27gVitamin A: 445IUVitamin C: 15mgCalcium: 36mgIron: 1mg
Keyword cocktail, drinks, mojito
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So what do you think on this twist on the classic mojito recipe?? Leave a comment and let us know!

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