Easy Raspberry mojito your ultimate dream cocktail especially on National Mojito day! This cocktail is a wonderful but also simple cocktail that is refreshing and taste amazing. Want to learn how you can make this easy raspberry mojito? Lets get started!
Mojito is based on rum and lots of ice. It originally a Cuban drink and a very popular drink as it is cool, sweet and refreshing. Especially on a hot summer night there is nothing more refreshing than an easy raspberry mojito.
Most rum based cocktail find there origin in Cuba. Cuba has numerous of sugar cane plantations and cane sugar is the base ingredient for rum.
What makes a mojito so delicious is the combination of sweet from the syrup or sugar and the sour from the lemon and lime. The mint gives the raspberry mojito that hit of freshness.
Raspberry mojito ingredients
To make this raspberry mojito you need the following ingredients:
- Fresh or frozen raspberries
- Bacardi white rum
- Pellegrino soda water
- Agave syrup or cane sugar
- Lemon juice
- Ice cubes
- Fresh mint leaves
How to make a raspberry mojito
To make raspberry mojito start with by crushing two raspberries with two mint leaves. This to release the aroma of the mint and combine it with the crushed raspberries. Than add the agave syrup and then pour the Bacardi rum on top.
Now it is time to add the ice cubes in the glas and top it off with the Pellegrino. Pellegrino does not contain a lot of fizz and has a great taste. Decorate with some more mint leafs and a slice of lime. Serve straight away.
How to sweeten your drink
To get the sweetness in this recipe you can use the following options:
- Cane sugar is used the most in a Mojito cocktail. You have to first dissolve the can sugar as much as possible before you continue with the next steps.
- Syrup – As it is quit difficult to dissolve sugar you can replace the sugar with agave syrup. You can use any kind of syrup or make your own from and use:
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 cup water
Combine and bring to a boil until the sugar is dissolved. As soon as it is dissolved take it of the heat.
Other alcoholic beverages for a raspberry mojito
This cocktail is made with Barcardi white rum but can be made with any brand of white rum. However if you do not have rum or do not like the taste of rum feel free to substitute it with:
- Vodka – is a bright, colorless and a odorless spirit with a fairly neutral taste
- Gin – is also a bright and colorless alcoholic drink. Due to the juniper it has a very dry taste and that is why it is used main in a cocktail like a mojito but off course also the gin and tonic
- Champagne – you can also use Cava or Champagne in this recipe. When you use Champagne you get a royal mojito
- Tequila – when you use Tequila in a mojito you get a Mexican mojito
- Licor 43 – this drink is very sweet by itself so you hardly need any additional sweetener. Just like with this Licor 43 balon recipe.
What ever alcoholic beverage you decide to use this raspberry mojito is an absolute favorite for summer.
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Easy Raspberry mojito your ultimate dream cocktail! This cocktail is a wonderful but also simple cocktail that is refreshing and taste amazing.
- 6 fresh raspberries
- 3 tbsp Bacardi white rum
- ½ cup Pellegrino soda water
- 1 tbsp agave syrup
- 1 tbsp lemon juice
- 2 slices lime
- 5 ice cubes
Crush two raspberries with two mint leaves in a glas
Add the agave syrup
Then pour the Bacardi rum on top
Add the ice cubes
Top it off with the Pellegrino
Decorate with some more mint leafs and a slice of lime
Serve straight away
Calories: 180; Fat: 0.9g; Carbs: 31.1g; Protein: 1.5g;