Fig mojito

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The humble fig is often overlooked as a cocktail ingredient. With its rich aromatic flavours, it's the time to enjoy this fig fizzer.

Fig mojito

Serves 1

Ingredients: 

  • 5 lime wedges
  • ½ fresh fig, cut into quarters
  • 10-15 mint leaves
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • Ice
  • 4ml Havana club rum
  • Club soda, to top off

Method:

  1. Mash the lime, fig, mint and sugar until they mix to a juicy blend.
  2. Transfer mix to a shaker and fill with crushed ice.
  3. Add the rum then cover, shake well and pour into a highball glass.
  4. Top off with a splash of club soda.