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Blueberry Mojitos with metal straw on checked cloth
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Blueberry Mojitos (with faux-jito option)

Mojitos are such refreshing cocktails in the summer heat. Add some blueberries for a fruity seasonal touch and beautiful jewel-tone pink cocktail. Mocktail option too for those wishing to try it sans rum!
Course Cocktail
Cuisine American
Keyword blueberry mojito mocktail, blueberry mojitos
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 2 Blueberry Mojitos (or faux-jitos)
Calories 173kcal
Author Toni Dash

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons Granulated Sugar
  • ¼ cup loosely packed fresh Mint Leaves
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed Lime Juice
  • 4 ounces Light Rum
  • ½ cup fresh Blueberries , rinsed (plus a few extra to add to the cocktails)
  • Club Soda , chilled (aproximately 12 ounces; more if making the faux-jito)
  • Optional garnish: lime wedges and extra small mint leaves

Instructions

  • In a cocktail shaker or quart size Mason jar combine the sugar, mint leaves and lime juice. Muddle vigorously. Add the blueberries and muddle again.
  • Add the rum and a cup of ice; shake vigorously.
  • Fill 2 14-ounce high ball glasses with crushed ice. Strain the shaken cocktail equally into the two glasses. Fill will club soda. Add a few blueberries, mint leaves and lime wedges to each mojito.
  • Faux-jito option (no alcohol): Follow step 1 above. Add a ¼ cup of Club Soda instead of rum, along with ice, and shake vigorously. Follow step 3.

Nutrition

Calories: 173kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 2mg | Potassium: 60mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 240IU | Vitamin C: 7.6mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 0.4mg