Springtime Raspberry Mojito

This raspberry mojito is sweet and refreshing, ready in under 5 minutes. Its the perfect drink to serve at a party or just enjoy by yourself.

Springtime Raspberry Mojito

Happy Friday! Yeah, we made it through the week! To celebrate my favorite day of the week (Friday) I made you a Mojito! Please don’t get bored! Everyone knows how much I love mojitos and enjoy creating my own versions with different fruits (mostly berries).

I made this raspberry mojito with simple syrup. It just makes the cocktail evenly sweet, I don’t like how sugar settles on the bottom and does not get dissolved in some drinks.

The combination of tart raspberries, lime and fresh mint is refreshing to the max!

Fresh berries – while I’ve had some criticism from some readers for leaving the flesh in this type of cocktails, I do believe that it should not be discarded. If the berry seeds bother you, feel free to extract the juice from the raspberries and leave the seeds out.

I recently saw a recipe for raspberry mojito made with vodka, so you guys feel free to experiment.

I hope you enjoy it!

Springtime Raspberry Mojito
 
This raspberry mojito is sweet and refreshing, ready in under 5 minutes. Its the perfect drink to serve at a party or just enjoy by yourself.
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Recipe Type: Cocktail
Ingredients
  • 8 fresh mint leaves
  • 6 fresh raspberries
  • juice from 1 lime
  • 3 oz Bacardi white rum
  • 2 oz simple syrup
  • 1 cup of ice
  • ½ cup soda water
  • (more raspberries and mint leaves for garnishing)
Instructions
  1. Prepare simple syrup, by combining 1 cup sugar and 1 cup water and bringing it to a boil. Stir to let sugar dissolve and remove from heat. Let syrup cool.
  2. In a sturdy glass add mint leaves, raspberries, lime juice, rum and simple syrup. With a muddler or a wooden spoon, muddle to extract juices from mint leaves and raspberries.
  3. Add ice to the glass and top with soda water. Garnish with more fresh raspberries, mint leaves or lime slices.

 

Lyubomira Lsl

Lyubomira Lsl

Hi, I’m Lyubomira (people call me Mira). I have background in construction engineering and design, but recently discovered my new passion – cooking and food photography.I try to share simple, straightforward recipes, fast to prepare with widely available ingredients.

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