Friday night cocktail: Blackberry Prosecco Mojito

Long Lunch 03/08/2018
Photo: MermaidMary.

Friday night cocktail by MermaidMary: Blackberry Prosecco Mojito 

Ingredients:

30 mls Blackberry Syrup 
¼ cup of blackberries 
One lime cut into quarters 
10(ish) mint leaves 
40 mls white rum 

You can use premixed syrups but I always say fresh is best and if you want to make the Blackberry syrup it’s easy! Just put a cup of Blackberries in a pan with ⅓ cup of sugar & a couple of tablespoons of water. Heat on medium until it all meshes together & depending on how thin or chunky you want it you can strain it. Cool & keep in the fridge. 

Method:

In a cocktail shaker muddle the blackberries, blackberry syrup, limes & mint leaves. 
Add the rum & ice & shake well.
Strain into a short glass & top up with Prosecco.
Garnish with mint & blackberries.

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MermaidMary is a wine writer & enthusiast who contributes every Friday on The Long Lunch. Never one to be described as an Oenophile her true passion is to spread the word of great wines, while making wine accessible & never using alienating wine speak that confuses people - like Oenophile! 

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