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DharMag August 2016 Passion fruit Mojito cocktail recipe: how to make the perfect tropical drink

Passion fruit mojito drink recipe, how to make a classic passion fruit mojito The passion fruit mojito is one of those cocktails that during summer becomes addictive: it is the quintessence of balance and tastiness.

It is sweet, but not too much; it’s sharp and minty, but not enough to cut away your tongue; is inebriating, but not enough to kick you to the mat: in short we could crown it as the perfect summer cocktail!

In order to make a perfect passion fruit Mojito you need perfect ingredients: the maracujá should be perfectly ripe, so rely on a trusted seller, otherwise don’t try to make it.

Ok, let’s go to the recipe of this variant of the classic Mojito, which finds new life in a tropical vest of great charm, which you can drink as an aperitif or drink for lively after dinner.

Passion fruit Mojito ingredients

  • 4 Cl Cuban white rum
  • 3 Cl of lime juice
  • 7 leaves of hierba buena or mint
  • 1 passion fruit
  • 2 tablespoons of white refined cane sugar
  • ice
  • soda

How to make the perfect passion fruit Mojito cocktail

Squeeze lime and strain the juice.

Cut passion fruit in half and remove the pulp with a spoon.

Put sugar, lime juice and pulp of passion fruit in a large tumbler and pound with a muddler.

Pounded well and long, then add mint, pour rum, then fill with ice, add a splash of soda or ginger beer and stir gently.

In few minutes you can make a delicious passion fruit Mojito, a simply, yet irresistible cocktail, perfect for Sunday barbecues, swimming pool party or informal brunches.

Passion fruit Mojito food pairings

Serve it with finger food, seafood, cold pasta, pesto pasta, fish and chicken, but to try spicy dishes too. Recommended dishes: mixed paella, orange chicken, sea bass with salt, Cantonese rice, fried chicken, risotto with shrimp and zucchini.

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