Coconut Mojitos recipe

Is there any flavour that invokes the tropics more than coconut? This Vomo Island mojito is the perfect start to a summerโ€™s eve.


Coconut syrup

2 cups water

1 cup desiccated coconut

1 cup sugar

Coconut mojitos

ยผ cup fresh mint leaves

15ml coconut syrup

crushed ice

30ml white coconut rum or vodka, or Malibu liqueur

15ml freshly squeezed lime juice

soda water, to taste

lime slices and extra mint leaves, to garnish

Serves: 1


Coconut syrup: Put the water, coconut and sugar in a medium saucepan and whisk to combine. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Take off the heat and leave for 2 hours to infuse.

Strain the syrup well through a sieve (the leftover coconut can be used to make Mango Coconut Ice Cream)

Store the coconut syrup in a sealed container in the fridge until ready to use (makes 1ยผ cups).

Coconut mojitos: Put the mint leaves and coconut syrup in a glass. Fill the glass with ice. Add the rum and lime juice, stir well and top up with soda water. Garnish with lime and extra mint leaves.

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