Before the mojito or the daiquiri, Cubans drank this Canchánchara Cocktail. Photographer Romulo Yanes shares his father’s favorite recipe, featuring honey, lime, and (what else?) Cuban rum.
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1 tablespoon honey
1 tablespoon hot water
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
3 ounces añejo rum (preferably Havana Club)
Lime wedge and fresh sugarcane, for garnish (optional)
How to Make It
Combine honey and 1 tablespoon hot water in a highball glass; stir until honey dissolves. Add lime juice and rum. Add ice to fill glass. Stir until chilled. Top with more ice. Garnish with lime wedge and sugarcane, if desired.
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