Sometimes summer nights call for a refreshing cocktail.
A simple syrup, some lime juice, and some rum and you are all set to go.
Fill your cocktail shaker three fourths of the way with ice and shake, shake, shake.
You have a refreshing and delicious cocktail that will really cool you down and help you relax!
Adapted from Food Network
by Ina Garten
Makes 6 cocktails
1 cup sugar
1-1/3 cups freshly squeezed lime juice
1-1/3 cups dark rum
very thin round slices of lime, for serving
Combine the sugar with 1 cup water in a small saucepan, and heat until the sugar dissolves completely. Set aside to cool or refrigerate for up to 2 weeks.
When ready to make the cocktails, combine the lime juice, 1 cup of the sugar syrup, and the rum in a pitcher. Fill 6 cocktail glasses with ice and pour the mixture over the ice. Garnish each cocktail with a slice of lime and serve ice cold.
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