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Old Cuban Cocktail

9 INGREDIENTS • 4 STEPS • 5MINS

Old Cuban Cocktail

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Put the Old Cuban at the top of your list of easy summer cocktails. Made with aged rum, mint and sparkling wine, it’s the perfect thing to cool you down when the temps heat up.
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Put the Old Cuban at the top of your list of easy summer cocktails. Made with aged rum, mint and sparkling wine, it’s the perfect thing to cool you down when the temps heat up.
5MINS
Total Time
$5.73
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
1
us / metric
Lime
1
Lime, juiced
0.75 fl oz juice per serving
Simple Syrup
0.8 fl oz
Rum
1.5 fl oz
Rum
I used Aged Gold Rum
Prosecco Wine
2 fl oz
Prosecco Wine
or Other Sparkling Wine
Ice
to taste
Ice
Homemade Simple Syrup
Water
1 cup
Water
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
987
Fat
0.1 g
Protein
0.4 g
Carbs
218.9 g
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Author's Notes

The extra simple syrup can be stored in the refrigerator for about a month.
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step 1
Add the Granulated Sugar (1 cup) and Water (1 cup) to a small sauce pan. Bring up to a low boil, stir to dissolve sugar. Remove from heat and set the syrup aside to cool.
step 1 Add the Granulated Sugar (1 cup) and Water (1 cup) to a small sauce pan. Bring up to a low boil, stir to dissolve sugar. Remove from heat and set the syrup aside to cool.
step 2
Muddle the juice from Lime (1), Fresh Mint Leaves (8), and Simple Syrup (0.8 fl oz) by crushing in a cocktail shaker. If you don't have a muddler, you can use the handle of a wooden spoon.
step 3
Add the Rum (1.5 fl oz), a couple of cubes of Ice (to taste), and Angostura Bitters (2 dashes). Put the lid on the cocktail shaker and shake vigorously until chilled. Strain into a coupe glass or a short rocks glass.
step 4
Top with Prosecco Wine (2 fl oz). Garnish with a mint leaf and serve.
step 4 Top with Prosecco Wine (2 fl oz). Garnish with a mint leaf and serve.
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Dairy-Free
Gluten-Free
Cocktails
Shellfish-Free
Drinks
Vegan
Vegetarian
Latin American
Summer
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