If you haven’t noticed, it’s Valentine’s week! Love is in the air and this sparkling cocktail will turn up the passion – literally – and help fan the flames. An elegant blend of white rum, Prosecco, lime, mint and, the core ingredient, passion fruit. Whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s Day or not, this delicious concoction is a good idea to share with your special someone on any day of the year.
Scroll down for this Passion Fruit Sparkling Mojito recipe.
6 oz your favourite white sparkling wine (we prefer Italian Prosecco for this cocktail, but you can also use French Champagne, or Cava – a sparkling from Spain)
3 oz white rum
2 oz fresh squeezed lime juice
2 passion fruit
10 mint leaves, plus some for garnish
1 tbsp (12 g) sugar
Put sugar and mint into a cocktail shaker and muddle until mint oils are released.
Cut passion fruit in halves, scoop out the flesh.
Add it to a shaker together with a handful of ice, white rum, and lime juice.
Shake for 10-15 seconds.
Strain mixture through a sieve into cocktail glasses over ice.
Top up with Prosecco.
Garnish with mint.
Enjoy with your loved one!
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