First, combine the sugar and water in a small saucepan. Then, bring the ingredients to a boil over high heat while stirring to dissolve the sugar.
Once the sugar has dissolved, remove the pan from the heat and let the syrup cool completely before using it in the drinks.
Coconut Rum Mojito
First, juice the lime and split the liquid between two cocktail glasses.
Next, muddle the mint and lime juice together. Make sure to split the leaves up evenly between the drinks.
Now, using half the ingredients per drink, combine the ice, the rum, and the simple syrup in your cocktail shaker.
Last, shake the mixture vigorously for about 10 seconds and then pour it into the glass with the mint and lime juice. Repeat step three again to prepare the second drink.
The calories listed are an approximation based on the ingredients. Please allow the simple syrup to cool completely or else the drink will be watered down. Garnish with additional mint leaves and lime wedges.