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Ouzo and blackberry mojito recipe

Ouzo and blackberry mojito recipe

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We've given the classic mojito recipe a Greek twist by using ouzo instead of rum and added sweetness with fresh blackberries. A great cocktail to make for summer parties in the garden; make a few pitchers and let people help themselves. See method

  • Serves 4
  • 5 mins to prepare
  • 233 calories / serving

Ingredients

For the sugar syrup

  • 80g sugar
  • large handful mint leaves
  • 100g blackberries, plus 50g to serve

For the cocktail

  • 30g bunch mint, leaves removed from 4 stalks the rest left whole
  • 250ml ouzo
  • 4 limes, 3 juiced, 1 sliced
  • soda water
  • ice cubes

Did you know?

BlackberriesCarefully selected when ripe, plump and juicy Blackberries
Carefully selected when ripe, plump and juicy
If you don't have any limes, try a lemon instead

Each serving contains

  • Energy

    975kj
    233kcal
    12%
  • Fat

    0g 0%
  • Saturates

    0g 0%
  • Sugars

    23g 26%
  • Salt

    0g 1%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 23.7g Protein 0.8g Fibre 0g

Method

  1. For the syrup, heat the sugar, mint and blackberries with 100ml water. Simmer for 5 mins, then remove from the heat and allow to cool.
  2. Place the mint in the middle of a large jug, then using the end of a rolling pin, bash the mint to break it up a little. Spoon in two large handfuls of ice and pour over the syrup. 
  3. Add the ouzo, lime juice and remaining blackberries and mix well. Top with enough soda to make about 1ltr.
  4. Serve the mojito in glasses with more ice if needed.

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