Although South Africans see a white Christmas only in the movies and on festive cards, there is nothing stopping us from combining some of our favourite white wines and white spirits and call it a White Christmas Mojito! In this way, you have all the sentiment of a traditional Christmas in a refreshing drink, perfect to cool down a summer’s celebration!
juice of 1 lime
8 mint leaves
1 tablespoon sugar
30 ml white rum
15 ml coconut rum
¼ cup canned coconut milk
Leopard’s Leap Culinaria MCC for topping up
pomegranate arils for serving
In a glass, muddle the lime juice, sugar and mint leaves until the leaves have broken down.
Fill the glass halfway with ice.
In a blender, combine the white rum, coconut rum and coconut milk and pulse until smooth.
Pour over the ice and stir to combine.
Top up with the MCC, mint and pomegranate.
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