Recipe: Peach Mojitos

From Southern Living

Makes 8 1/2 cups


2 large peaches (about 1 lb.), unpeeled and chopped 

1/2 cup superfine sugar 

1/4 cup fresh lemon juice (about 1 lemon) 

1/2 cup firmly packed fresh mint leaves 

4 cups club soda (2 more for non alcoholic)

2 cups white rum (optional) 

Garnishes: fresh mint sprigs, peach wedges


Step 1

Process first 3 ingredients in a blender or food processor until smooth. (Yield should be about 2 cups.)

Step 2

Muddle mint leaves against bottom and sides of a glass pitcher to release flavors. (Leaves will be bruised and torn.) Add club soda, rum, and peach mixture; stir to combine. Serve immediately over ice.