Lemon Mint Cinnamon Summer Cocktail

Lemon Mint Cinnamon Summer Cocktail

This refreshing cocktail is based on the delicious combination of lemon, fresh mint, and cinnamon. First, you’ll make a simple syrup you can use for other cocktails and non-alcoholic drinks. Then, just add rum and stir.
Course Drinks
Cuisine American


Lemon mint cinnamon simple syrup

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 Limoneira lemon zest & juice
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 bunch fresh mint


  • 2 ounces rum
  • 1/2 ounce lemon mint simple syrup
  • 1/2 cup sparkling water
  • 1 Limoneira lemon wedge for garnish
  • Fresh mint for garnish


Lemon Mint Cinnamon Simple Syrup

  • Add the water, lemon juice and zest, and sugar to a small saucepan over a medium-high setting. Bring to a bubbling simmer as you stir constantly, until the sugar dissolves.
  • Add the mint leaves and cinnamon stick, stir into the liquid, and turn off the heat.
  • Let the mixture steep and cool for about 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Strain, and chill until ready to use.


  • Measure the rum and simple syrup into a cocktail shaker with ice, and shake together.
  • Strain into a glass, top with sparkling water, and garnish with lemon slice and fresh mint.
Keyword Lemons
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