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Key Lime Pie Mojito -- This summer cocktail is key lime pie in a glass, complete with fresh mint, a graham cracker rim, and a splash of cream. The only thing missing is the sunny day necessary to enjoy this Key Lime Pie Mojito! | wearenotmartha.com

Key Lime Pie Mojito

This summer cocktail is key lime pie in a glass, complete with fresh mint, a graham cracker rim, and a splash of cream. The only thing missing is the sunny day necessary to enjoy this Key Lime Pie Mojito!
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Course: Drink
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Key Lime Cocktails, Mojitos, Summer Cocktails
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Cooling time for simple syrup: 1 hour
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 2 cocktails
Author: Sues

Ingredients

  • 2 oz. simple syrup, plus more for brushing on glasses (recipe below)
  • 2 graham crackers, crushed
  • 1 small bunch mint leaves, plus more for garnish
  • 6 oz. key lime juice (from 20-25 key limes)
  • 4 oz. vanilla vodka
  • 1 ½ oz. heavy cream
  • Soda water

Simple Syrup

  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup water

Instructions

  • Place crush graham crackers on a small plate. Brush the rims of two cocktail glasses with a little simple syrup and then roll them in the crushed graham crackers to coat.
  • Place mint leaves and simple syrup in a shaker and muddle.
  • Add key lime juice, vanilla vodka, and heavy cream to the shaker Add some ice, cover, and shake vigorously. 
  • Divide cocktail into two prepared drinking glasses. Top off with soda water and garnish with additional mint.

Simple Syrup

  • Combine sugar and water in a medium-sized saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring to a boil.
  • Lower heat and let simmer for about 10 minutes, until syrup thickens.
  • Pour syrup into jar or bowl to let cool to room temperature. Store syrup in an airtight container in fridge.

Notes

  • If you don't have vanilla vodka on hand, you can use plain vodka with 1 tsp vanilla extract added to shaker.
  • Left over simple syrup should keep in fridge for about a month in an airtight container.
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