A straw and sprig of mint with ice and raspberry mojito
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Raspberry Mojito

This Raspberry Mojito recipe is an easy refreshing summer drink that combines sweet raspberries, rum, and mint for the perfect sit-back-and-relax drink.
Course Cocktails
Cuisine South American
Keyword cocktail, mojito, raspberry
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Total Time 16 minutes
Servings 1 serving
Calories 279kcal
Author Erren

Ingredients

For the Puree (makes approximately 2 cups):

  • 1 cup of raspberries
  • 1 cup of water
  • ¾ cup of sugar

For the mojito (makes one cocktail):

  • 3 fresh raspberries whole
  • 2 fresh mint leaves
  • 2 ounces light rum
  • 2 ounces Raspberry Puree
  • 3-4 ounces soda water
  • mint sprigs on stems for garnish
  • more whole raspberries for garnish
  • ice

Instructions

For the Puree:

  • In a small saucepan, add the raspberries, water and sugar and. Cook for 5-6 minutes until thickened. Strain with a sieve to remove the seeds and to smooth the mixture.
  • You can add some seeds to the mixture if desired.
  • For storage add to a bottle or jar. This recipe makes approximately 2 cups of puree that can be used any time you want to make a mojito.

For the mojitos:

  • In a 10-12 ounce highball glass, crush the three raspberries and mint leaves together with a cocktail muddler or the back of a spoon.
  • Add the ice, and some whole raspberries followed by the rum, raspberry puree and top up the glass with the soda waters. Gently stir.
  • Garnish with mint sprigs.

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Nutrition

Calories: 279kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Sodium: 31mg | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 85IU | Vitamin C: 9.3mg