Alan Carr loves a Mojito

Alan Carr filling Jennifer’s glass with a bit of fizz.

I know this is not a dish but it is certainly a tasty drink, here are some recipes to have a go with. Alan likes his drink! and loves a mojito

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Mojito number 1


  • 1½ limes, cut into wedges
  • 20 fresh mint leaves
  • 2½ tsp granulated sugar
  • handful ice
  • 65ml/2½fl oz white rum
  • splash soda water, to taste
  • fresh mint sprig, to garnish

Preparation method

  1. Place the limes, mint and sugar into a sturdy highball glass and ‘muddle’ or mash with the end of a clean rolling pin, to bruise the mint and release the lime juice.
  2. Add the ice and pour over the rum.
  3. Add soda water to taste and stir well. Garnish with a mint sprig and serve.

Mojito number 2

Skinny golden mojito


  • 8 fresh mint leaves
  • 2 wedges fresh lime
  • 2 tsp agave syrup find it at Tesco £2.49  (Agave nectar is a sweetener commercially produced from several species of agave, including Agave tequilana and Agave salmiana. Agave nectar is sweeter than honey and tends to be less viscous. Most agave nectar comes from Mexico and South Africa.)
  • 25ml/1fl oz golden rum
  • sparkling water, to top up
  • fresh mint sprig, to garnish

Preparation method

  1. Place the mint leaves, lime wedges and agave syrup into a cocktail shaker and crush with the end of a rolling pin.
  2. Add the golden rum and a handful of ice and shake hard.
  3. Strain the cocktail into a highball glass, top with sparkling water and garnish with the mint sprig.