What is a Mojito? A mojito is a traditional Cuban cocktail that combines five ingredients: white rum, sugar, lime juice, soda water, and mint.
Curacao is a citrus flavoured liqueur from the Dutch island of Curacao. It is not always blue but can also be clear or orange in colour. Curacao adds a lovely citrus flavour to your favorite cocktail because it is infused with citrus peels.
WHAT IS BLUE CURACAO?
I often substitute 7Up or Sprite for the simple syrup and soda in this recipe. It’s just a bit faster than making my own sugar syrup mixture. The blue curacao gives this drink it’s signature colour but is totally optional.
Simply omit the curacao for a more traditional mojito drink. Traditional mojito ingredients that I like to have stocked are: white rum, lime, fresh mint, sugar and soda water.