So, in honor of Dr. King, please join me in a toast as I kick off a special feature of Mocktail Mondays starting with this refreshing Rambutan Mojito Mocktail to celebrate my love for this hairy little friend that I've missed so much from my island days.
|A snapshot of me surrounded by fresh Rambutans flown in from Hilo | Honolulu Chinatown, HI|
|Rambutan Mojito Mocktail | via Chandara Creative|
Rambutan Mojito Mocktail
Adapted from Lychee Mojito Recipe courtesy of A Cup of Mai
|• 12 fresh mint leaves or 6 mint sprigs|
|• 1/2 oz simple syrup or agave nectar|
|• 1/2 tsp superfine sugar|
|• 3 fresh or canned rambutans (2 to muddle, 1 for garnish)|
|• 1 oz rambutan syrup (reserved from the canned rambutans)|
|• 1 oz fresh lime juice|
|• Club soda or sparkling water|
1. Muddle sugar, mint leaves, and rambutans in a glass. Add in crushed ice, agave nectar/simple syrup, lime juice, and rambutan syrup. Stir and top it off with a splash of sparkling water or club soda. Garnish with fresh mint sprig and rambutan. Enjoy!