In a medium saucepan, combine the sugar and water. Bring mixture to a boil as you stir. Stir slowly until sugar has dissolved and forms a syrup. Allow to cool.
Take 2 tall glass, add equal amount of strawberries, lemon wedges and mint leaves.
Add 2 tablespoons syrup to each glass.
Muddle the strawberry mixture using muddler or back of a spoon.
Add one cup of sparkling water to each glass and stir with stirrer.
Add ice as desired. Serve immediately.
Double or triple the recipe to serve a larger group. This recipe is written for two drinks but can easily be increased to serve an entire crowd. Just make sure you keep the ratios the same as you increase amounts.Serve immediately so that the sparkling water doesn’t go flat. Or if you want to prep these ahead of time, you could go all the way through muddling the fruit simple syrup mixture in the bottom of the glasses ahead of time. Then just add the sparkling water and ice right before you serve.Mix it up by using other berries instead of strawberries to have a blueberry mojito, blackberry mojito (one of my favorites), etc. The process is the same, just switch out the berries.Make it a little less sweet by halving the amount of simple syrup added to each glass.