Adapted from foodnetwork.com
cup simple syrup (equal parts sugar and water boiled together until sugar melts)
fresh mint leaves, plus mint sprigs for garnish
ounces white rum
cups crushed ice
Combine simple syrup, lime juice and mint leaves in a blender and blend until combined. Add the rum and crushed ice and blend until frothy. Pour into 2 rocks glasses and garnish with mint sprigs.