Bobby's signature mojito

  • For the mojito
  • 2 lime wedges
  • 6 mint leaves
  • 4 thai basil leaves
  • 15ml ginger simple syrup, recipe follows
  • 30ml club soda
  • 30ml white rum
  • Fine sugar
  • Ice
  • Coconut milk
  • For the ginger simple syrup
  • 100g sugar
  • 120ml water
  • 1 (5cm) piece ginger, thickly sliced
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For the mojito:
1) Place the lime, mint and thai basil in a cocktail shaker and muddle well. Add ginger simple syrup, club soda, and rum and shake well.

2) Rim a glass with fine sugar and fill with ice. Pour drink over ice. Float coconut milk on top of the drink.

For the ginger simple syrup:
1) Combine all ingredients in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil and cook until the sugar is dissolved. Remove from the heat and cool.

2) Once cool, strain out the ginger.

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