You are here: Home » Recipes » Classic Mojito Cocktail Classic Mojito Cocktail Recipe by Our Cookbook Collection Yield 1 servings This refreshing summery rum cocktail is great for a hot evening. Photograph by Rita Maas PrintEmail Ingredients 4 fresh mint sprigs, divided1 ounce simple syrup1 ounce fresh lime juice2 ounces white rum Club Soda or seltzer Instructions Put 2 mint sprigs, simple syrup and lime juice in a highball glass and muddle together. FIll glass with ice, add the rum, and stir to blend. Fill glass with club soda, garnish with the remaining mint springs, and serve. Recipe reprinted with permission from Happy Hour at Home by Barbara Scott-Goodman (Running Press, 2013).