|4||ounces Mount Gay Eclipse Rum|
|2||ounces fresh-squeezed lime juice|
|1||teaspoon confectioners sugar (optional)|
|2||cups ice cubes|
|additional lime juice for rims of glasses|
|3||tablespoons kosher salt|
Measure rum, Cointreau, lime juice and confectioners sugar into a blender. Add ice cubes, cover blender and mix until mixture is smooth and creamy in appearance.
Place two small saucers on preparation area. Pour additional lime juice into one saucer and salt into the other saucer. Turn Rum-rita glasses upside down. Dip rim of glasses into lime juice, then salt.
Pour Rum-rita mixture into glasses. Add a slice of lime to rim of glasses, if desired.
Recipe makes 2 cocktails.