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Raspberry Mojito

The Raspberry Mojito is a very berry take on the Cuban classic. The juice from raspberry adds exquisite flavor to this refreshing cocktail. 

Perfect to enjoy on a summer afternoon on the terrace.

Recipe

Raspberry Mojito

Prep Time6 mins
Total Time6 mins
Course: apertif
Cuisine: american
Servings: 1 person
Calories: 180kcal

Ingredients

  • 50 ml white Cuban rum
  • 20 ml Fresh lime juice
  • 2 bar spoons of fine white cane sugar white sugar dissolves better than brown sugar
  • 15 mint leaves take care that you do not use the stems when using Spearmint
  • 8 fresh raspberries
  • soda water optional
  • Ice cubes

Instructions

  • Add the mint leaves with the sugar into the glass and stir gently with a bar spoon. The aim is to lure the essential oils out of the mint without, however, pushing out the bitter substances through too rough a procedure.
  • Then add the juice of a freshly squeezed lime. It is better to pour the juice into the glass than to crush the lime together with the skin in the glass, otherwise bitter aromas from the skin could end up in the drink and spoil its taste.
  • Muddle the raspberries separately and add the pulp/juice to the glass.
  • Add the rum.
  • Fill the glass with ice cubes.
  • Stir gently. Add a splash of soda water if needed.
  • Garnish with a few mint leaves and a raspberry.

Complex Cocktails: Take your rum cocktails to the next level. Try the Mai Tai for starters.

Great Rums for Mojito

If you can get hold of any of the following rums rather than Bacardi White, that will make your Mojito awesome.

Don’t believe us? Then try a Mojito with Bacardi and then with one of the rums below. Let us know your thoughts!

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

plantation-3-stars-rum

Plantation 3 stars rum

ron-metusalem-platino

Metusalem Platino

el-dorado-white-3-years rums

El Dorado White 3 years

Other Takes on Mojito

So many fruity variations of the Mojito show how remarkably versatile this drink is.

Did you know you can swap the rum with vodka to make Mojitos? You can also make it less on calories and totally without alcohol.

Mango Mojito with real mango in it
Mango Mojito
Coconut Mojito with lime wedges and half a coconut in background
Coconut Mojito
Watermelon Mojito in two glasses
Watermelon Mojito
Kiwi Mojito in 2 glasses with kiwi slices
Kiwi Mojito

Grapefruit Mojito with grapefruit wedges lying beside
Grapefruit Mojito
Cucumber Mojito in a glass
Cucumber Mojito
Basil Mojito in a glass
Basil Mojito

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