Servings: 4 Prep Time: 5 minutes
1 cup(s) sugar
1/2 cup(s) lime juice (fresh)
1/2 cup(s) mint (fresh), firmly packed
2 tbsp lime zest
1/2 cup(s) light rum
1. In a saucepan over medium heat, make simple syrup by combining sugar with 1 cup of water. Cook for 5 minutes until sugar is dissolved. Cool.
2. Mix together sugar syrup, lime juice, mint leaves, lime zest and rum in a blender and blend until smooth. Add 8 cups of ice and blend until slushy.