A refreshing poolside drink that helps use up the over abundance of blueberries right now.
Original recipe found on Inspired Taste.
- 8 blueberries, plus more for garnish
- 2 tablespoons (1 ounce) fresh squeezed lime juice
- 2 teaspoons sugar
- 8 fresh mint leaves, plus more for garnish
- 1/4 cup (2 ounces) white rum
- 2 tablespoons (1 ounce) cold club soda
- Lime slices for garnish
Place blueberries, lime juice, sugar and the 8 mint leaves in a cocktail shaker. Use the end of a wooden spoon or cocktail muddler to muddle the mint into the lime juice and sugar, releasing the oils. Add rum, stir well to dissolve the sugar. Pour into a glass filled with ice, leaving about an inch of room then top with club soda. Stir carefully to combine. Garnish with extra blueberries, mint leaves and a lime slice.
These amounts are for 1 drink. To make enough for four people you will need: 1/2 cup blueberries, 1/2 cup freshly squeezed lime juice, 3 tablespoons sugar, 32 fresh mint leaves, 1 cup white rum, 4 cups ice, 1/2 cup club soda, and additional blueberries, mint leaves and limes for garnish.