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Thursday, March 31, 2011

Raspberry Lemonade Mojito Martini

It’s so funny where you find inspiration. Each week, I try to give you Divas a new martini recipe. Earlier this week, one of my Twitter followers asked me where I get ideas for my recipes. I told her that these ideas come from everywhere…a conversation with a friend; a college memory; chocolate withdrawal (See The Choco Latte Martini). This week’s recipe was inspired by a beverage I had a Cosi during lunch yesterday. It was a Raspberry Mojito Lemonade, and it was absolutely fantastic! It was non-alcoholic of course, as I did have to go back to work. But it got me to thinking of a new twist on the classic mojito. Just like that, the Raspberry Lemonade Mojito Martini was born! (Try saying it three times fast!) I hope you like it!

3 Mint Leaves
3 oz Light Rum
2 oz Raspberry Lemonade
1 oz Lime Juice
1 Teaspoon of Sugar
Lemon Wedges for Garnish

1. In a martini shaker, muddle mint leaves, sugar, and lime juice for about 2 minutes.
2. Add Rum and Raspberry Lemonade (Simply Lemonade is Awesome!). Shake!
3. Strain mixture into a chilled martini glass.
4. Garnish with a Lemon.

There it is! A new recipe created from random inspiration…story of my life! Enjoy! And drink responsibly!


Just One Donna said...

I'll bet tis is great. I'll have to try it. I'm a mojito fan and a martini fan. The best of both worlds!

TheProDiva said...

It really is! Thanks for stopping by Donna!

LaShawn Wiltz said...

Oh this sounds sooooo goood. You've combined two of my favorites!

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