Lemon Jalapeno Blackberry Mojito

Sweet Roasted Blackberry Mojito with blackberry ice, lemon mint syrup, fresh mint and a spicy jalapeño is refreshing and stunning.

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Sweet Roasted Blackberry Mojito with blackberry ice, lemon mint syrup, fresh mint and a spicy jalapeño is refreshing and stunning.All these extra long days, blooming flowers and birds chirping just means that its mojito season! I couldn’t kick the season off in a better way than with a Lemon Jalapeno Blackberry Mojito that was made with sweet, roasted blackberries, spicy jalapenos and Canada Dry® Blackberry Ginger Ale that is a seasonal product that you must try! It comes in 2 liter bottles or 12 pack of cans so you can drink a little or a lot!

Sweet Roasted Blackberry Mojito with blackberry ice, lemon mint syrup, fresh mint and a spicy jalapeño is refreshing and stunning.Canada Dry® Blackberry Ginger Ale is so refreshing since it’s made with real ginger, you can score this delicious flavor at Ahold stores from March-May 2016, hurry up, it tasted amazing and the sooner you get it, the sooner you can enjoy this Lemon Jalapeño Blackberry Mojito.

Sweet Roasted Blackberry Mojito with blackberry ice, lemon mint syrup, fresh mint and a spicy jalapeño is refreshing and stunning.

Sweet Roasted Blackberry Mojito with blackberry ice, lemon mint syrup, fresh mint and a spicy jalapeño is refreshing and stunning.I was very considerate and made 2 versions of this cocktail: alcoholic and non-alcoholic, both taste amazing. I also made blackberry ice cubes with fresh blackberries and Canada Dry® Blackberry Ginger Ale so your drink never gets too watery.

Sweet Roasted Blackberry Mojito with blackberry ice, lemon mint syrup, fresh mint and a spicy jalapeño is refreshing and stunning.The roasted blackberries and the lemon mint syrup add the perfect amount of sweetness. The Canada Dry® Blackberry Ginger Ale adds the perfect amount of bubbles and contributes to the beautiful berry aroma.

Sweet Roasted Blackberry Mojito with blackberry ice, lemon mint syrup, fresh mint and a spicy jalapeño is refreshing and stunning.Extra mint leaves never hurt anyone, and in this case they are making this Lemon Jalapeño Blackberry Mojito even more refreshing. A few slices of jalapenos are optional, but if you love some heat, you should go for it. It totally takes the cocktail to a whole new level, as the spiciness is unexpected and works very well with the berry flavor and sweetness of the mojito.

Sweet Roasted Blackberry Mojito with blackberry ice, lemon mint syrup, fresh mint and a spicy jalapeño is refreshing and stunning.

Sweet Roasted Blackberry Mojito with blackberry ice, lemon mint syrup, fresh mint and a spicy jalapeño is refreshing and stunning.Mojitos are by far my favorite drink, I love the classic one, but if you dress it up you get a whole new experience! Regardless of whether or not you choose the virgin or alcoholic version, this cocktail is perfect for spring. The hues of this Lemon Jalapeño Blackberry Mojito will add a pop of color to a spring bridal shower or even baby showers, the mommy to be will be glad to enjoy the virgin version.

Sweet Roasted Blackberry Mojito with blackberry ice, lemon mint syrup, fresh mint and a spicy jalapeño is refreshing and stunning.This Lemon Jalapeño Blackberry Mojito is so easy to make and so fabulous that you must call your girlfriends now and invite them to a sleepover and show your bartender skills. I am telling you, once you try making this beautiful mojito flavor you will become very popular! Definitely make a few extra, as the demand will be high.

Sweet Roasted Blackberry Mojito with blackberry ice, lemon mint syrup, fresh mint and a spicy jalapeño is refreshing and stunning.

Lemon Jalapeno Blackberry Mojito
 
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Sweet Roasted Blackberry Mojito with blackberry ice, lemon mint syrup, fresh mint and a spicy jalapeño is refreshing and stunning.
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Recipe type: Cocktail
Cuisine: American
Serves: 1 mojito
Ingredients
  • Lemon Mint Simple Syrup:
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 15 fresh mint leaves
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • Sugar Roasted Blackberries:
  • 6 ounces fresh blackberries
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • Baking spray
  • Blackberry Ice Cubes:
  • Fresh blackberries
  • Canada Dry® Blackberry Ginger Ale
  • Mojito:
  • 8 fresh mint leaves
  • 1½ ounces of lemon mint simple syrup
  • 1 - 2 ounces of rum
  • Juice of half lemon
  • 1½ ounces of Canada Dry® Blackberry Ginger Ale
  • Club Soda
  • Sugar Roasted Blackberries
  • Blackberry Ice Cubes
  • 1 jalapeno, sliced
Instructions
  1. Lemon Mint Simple Syrup:
  2. Place a small sauce pan over medium heat, add all ingredients and cook until it bubbles. Turn down the heat to low for 2 minutes, then remove the sauce pan from heat and let sit for 15-20 minutes.
  3. Sugar Roasted Blackberries:
  4. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F.
  5. Place the blackberries in a baking dish sprayed with baking spray, toss with the sugar and lemon juice. Roast in the oven for 20 minutes. Cool to room temperature before adding to the cocktail.
  6. Mojito:
  7. Add 1 ounce of lemon mint simple syrup and the mint leaves to the bottom of a tall glass. Muddle with a muddler, add blackberry ice cubes, a few sugar roasted blackberries, pour rum, 1 ½ ounces of lemon mint simple syrup, lemon juice, Canada Dry® Blackberry Ginger Ale, Club Soda as needed and a few jalapeño slices. Mix with a long spoon or knife and serve with an additional sprig of mint.
  8. Taste as you go and add more or less lemon mint simple syrup to achieve the desired level of sweetness. For a virgin version, skip the rum.

Sweet Roasted Blackberry Mojito with blackberry ice, lemon mint syrup, fresh mint and a spicy jalapeño is refreshing and stunning.

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