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How to Make a Passion Fruit Mojito

If the classic Mojito cocktail is too tart for your taste, you can look forward to a fruity version. The passion fruit did it for us.

Not only is this cocktail incredibly photogenic, it also tastes fantastic.

With a dash of passion fruit juice, every drink becomes a tropical treat and one thinks directly of summer, sun, beach and sea. The passion fruit Mojito is ideal as an aperitif or for your party.

Recipe

Passion Fruit Mojito

A good Passion Fruit Mojito is a perfect recipe for a summer afternoon or even a relaxed evening. This drink will surprise you with its lethal combination of mint and passion fruit. You will want to repeat, so be careful!
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Cuisine: american
Servings: 1 person
Calories: 180kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 oz white rum
  • 2 oz of passion fruit
  • 6 mint leaves
  • 1 oz mineral water
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 lemon
  • Ice cubes

Instructions

  • In a highball glass add the mint leaves and sugar. Stir lightly with a spoon until the mint releases its oils. You must not bruise the mint. Stop when the glass starts to smell very minty.
  • Add the pulp from passion fruits and juice from half a lemon. Stir gently.
  • Then add ice cubes to the top of the glass, followed by the rum. Stir gently again.
  • Add about half ounces mineral water, or according to taste. Garnish with a half cut passion fruit shell and serve.

Best Rums for Mojito

We want to introduce you to rums that we think are a better alternative to Bacardi, some even at a similar price point. Alternatively you can also use passion fruit flavored rums such as the one from Malibu.

Legendario Anejo Blanco Rum

Legendario Anejo Blanco Rum

Santiago de Cuba Blanco rum

Santiago de Cuba Carta Blanca Rum

Cruzan Light Rum

Cruzan Light Rum

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Plantation 3 stars rum

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Metusalem Platino

el-dorado-white-3-years rums

El Dorado White 3 years

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