Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Peach Mojitos

• Yield: 10 servings (serving size: about 2/3 cup) Ingredients • 3 cups coarsely chopped peeled ripe peaches (about 1 pound) • 1 teaspoon grated lime rind • 1 cup fresh lime juice (about 4 large limes) • 3/4 cup sugar • 1/2 cup packed mint leaves • 2 cups white rum • 4 cups club soda, chilled • Crushed ice • Mint sprigs (optional) Preparation 1. Place peaches in a blender or food processor; process until smooth. Press peach puree through a fine sieve into a bowl; discard solids. 2. Combine rind, lime juice, sugar, and mint in a large pitcher; crush juice mixture with the back of a long spoon. Add peach puree and rum to pitcher, stirring until sugar dissolves. Stir in club soda. Serve over crushed ice. Garnish with mint sprigs, if desired

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