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Strawberry Mojito – Made the Right Way

The Mojito is said to have had an extremely popular fan, writer Ernest Hemmingway! Did he already know this brilliant variant with strawberries?

Strawberry Mojito can also be made suitable for children by leaving out the rum.

Recipe

Strawberry Mojito

Prep Time6 mins
Total Time6 mins
Course: apertif
Cuisine: american
Servings: 1 person
Calories: 160kcal

Ingredients

  • 50 ml white rum
  • 20 ml Fresh lime juice
  • 2 bar spoons of fine white cane sugar
  • 15 mint leaves do not use the stems when using Spearmint
  • 5 fresh strawberries add more if needed
  • soda water optional can be replaced with mineral water
  • Ice cubes

Instructions

  • Add the mint leaves with the sugar into the glass and stir gently with a bar spoon
  • Then add the juice of a freshly squeezed lime.
  • Muddle the strawberries separately and add the pulp and 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 strawberry.

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Great Rums for Mojito

The staple white rum in most households is Bacardi White.

But there are better rums than that, some even at a similar price point. Try a Mojito with one of the rums below and let us know your feedback.

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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Mojito Variations

The original Mojito is remarkably versatile just like gin and tonic. You can add various fruits to flavor it accordingly. You can even

  • make it without rum
  • substitute it with vodka, or
  • lessen the carbs in it

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