Post for May-MINT

mint and 10 cane rum...YUM!!!

This is my May post.  Not so much with the baking but ready and able with the beverages!  This is my first almost solo mission (thank you Jenna!) posting.  What we have here is a liquor dispenser that I found in a local antique shop.  I tried to walk away but it kept calling me back!!!  Like drinking wasn’t already fun enough!  As you can see, you put the little glass under the spout and pump.  Voila!  Mint soaked rum!  It’s the perfect base for a mojito or if you are truly a skilled professional…”DOWN THE HATCH!” 

P.S. Those are Gene’s Peppermint Patties in front of the dispenser!  They were MINT-A-LICIOUS!!! 

INGREDIENTS:

10 Cane Rum-enough to fill vessel

mint leaves-enough until rum tastes good

Let it sit for as long as you can wait.  While you’re waiting, make the simple syrup.

Simple syrup

1 part granulated sugar

1 part water

Put into pot on stove on medium heat and stir until sugar dissolves. When it’s done, you can store it in a jar in your fridge.  I’m not sure how long it will last because we usually have none left.

Jeff’s Killer Mojitos

In a glass:

Muddle mint and lime wedges

Add simple syrup to taste.

Add 1 1/2 shot of rum/mint mixture.

Add ice and soda water.

Mix up from bottom.  Adjust to taste.

Sip and enjoy while you are making one of Gene, Erla or Neve’s mint creations!

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One Response to Post for May-MINT

  1. alterego baking company says:

    YEAH RUTH!!! You did it!! woo-hoo!!!

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