9 Delicious & Easy Mojito Drink Recipes

Looking for a refreshing summer cocktail? How about a delicious mojito to add a little chill to the heat of the season? Say cheers to these 9 delicious and easy Mojito drink recipes courtesy of the uber-cool and creative mixologists at several Caribbean and Florida hotels.

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9 Delicious & Easy Mojito Drink Recipes


Summer has arrived and it’s almost time to celebrate National Mojito Day (July 11) — or any day with these 9 delicious easy mojito drink recipes. Although the exact origin of this refreshing cocktail is up for debate, it is (mostly) agreed that Havana, Cuba, is the birthplace of the mojito. No matter who claims the rights, we love mojitos, the tangy, the salt, the flavorful crispiness of this rum drink. (Sometimes we even go wild and swap out rum for vodka!)

While these mojito drink recipes are easy to make, you could also combine sipping your favorite mojitos with a vacation at any one of these Caribbean and Florida hotels, creators of these 9 mojito cocktails. Special unique tasty touches include Jalapeno, watermelon, blackberry and more. Each of these properties is perfect in their own way for celebrating with a cocktail in hand, incorporating local culture and flavors into customized and delicious and easy mojito drink recipes.


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1. Jalapeño Mango Frozen Mojito

Easy Mojito Drink Recipes - Jalapeño Mango Frozen Mojito Photo & Recipe: Barceló Maya Grand Resort
Easy Mojito Drink Recipes – Jalapeño Mango Frozen Mojito Photo & Recipe: Barceló Maya Grand Resort

Enjoy it at Barceló Maya Grand Resort (Riviera Maya, Mexico)

Jalapeño Mango Frozen Mojito Ingredients

  • 1.5 oz of Mango juice (half mango pulp)
  • 3 or 4 mint or spearmint leaves
  • 2 tablespoons of sugar
  • Lime juice from ½ of a lime
  • 1.5 oz of rum (of choice)
  • 1.5 oz of club soda
  • Ice
  • Chili powder

Jalapeño Mango Frozen Mojito Instructions

Frost your glass with chili powder. Use a blender to blend the lime juice (from half of a lime) with 1.5 oz of rum and 3 – 4 leaves mint or spearmint leaves. Pour the mixture into a serving glass of your choice and add 1.5 oz of club soda to the mixture. Mix well and garnish with jalapeño.

2. Sandia Mojito

Easy mojito drink recipes includes this one: Sandia Mojito. Photo & recipe: Barceló Bávaro Palace
Easy mojito drink recipes include this one: Sandia Mojito. Photo & recipe: Barceló Bávaro Palace

Enjoy another easy Mojito Drink Recipe with watermelon at Barceló Bávaro Palace, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Sandia Mojito Ingredients:

  • 50 mL of white rum
  • 6 mint leaves
  • 25 mL of soda
  • 2 tablespoons of brown sugar
  • 1 lemon
  • 1/2 seedless watermelon (cut into pieces)
  • Ice

Sandia Mojito Instructions:

Using a blender, blend the watermelon pieces until the mixture turns into a puree. Grab a strainer (preferably a fine mesh strainer) and strain the puree. Be sure to take out as much liquid as you can. Mix the mint leaves, brown sugar, and lemon juice together in a serving glass of your choice. Add the watermelon juice, soda, and white rum to your mixture. Top off the glass with some ice, stir well and enjoy!

Another tantalizing watermelon cocktail recipe: Get Your Summer On with a Water-Meli Tito’s Cocktail

3. Vero Beach Mojito

Easy mojito drink recipes: Vero Beach Mojito Photo & recipe: Kimpton Vero Beach Hotel & Spa
Easy mojito drink recipes: Vero Beach Mojito Photo & recipe: Kimpton Vero Beach Hotel & Spa

Enjoy this muddled blackberry mojito recipe without the work at Kimpton Vero Beach Hotel & Spa, Vero Beach, Florida

Vero Beach Mojito Ingredients:

  • 2 oz Bulleit Rye Bourbon
  • 1 oz ginger syrup
  • 1 oz lime juice
  • Muddled blackberries and mint
  • Mint garnish

More about the Vero Beach Mojito:

An American twist on a classic mojito – using fresh lime juice and house-made ginger syrup, it’s a blend between a Mojito and a Bourbon mule.

4. The Midnight Mojito

Sexy & so tasty! The Midnight Mojito Photo & recipe: Kimpton Surfcomber Hotel
Sexy & so tasty! The Midnight Mojito Photo & recipe: Kimpton Surfcomber Hotel

Enjoy this mojito drink at Kimpton Surfcomber Hotel, located in Miami Beach’s Art Deco District on historic Collins Avenue.

The Midnight Mojito Ingredients:

  • 2 oz Ron Zacapa Rum
  • 1/2 oz fresh squeezed lime juice
  • Bar spoon of raw sugar
  • 1 egg white
  • Angostura bitters

5. Strawberry-Lime Mojito

What's more summer than fresh strawberries in a mojito? Strawberry-Lime Mojito Photo & recipe: Occidental Cozumel
What’s more summer than fresh strawberries in a mojito? Strawberry-Lime Mojito Photo & recipe: Occidental Cozumel

Enjoy this summer cocktail at Occidental Cozumel, Cozumel, Mexico

Ingredients:

  • 2 strawberries
  • 3 mint leaves
  • 1 lime
  • 1 oz white rum
  • Crushed ice
  • Club soda
  • 1 tablespoon sugar

Instructions:

Place sugar, mint, and strawberries into a sturdy glass. Use a muddler to crush the ingredients together. In a serving glass filled with ice add rum, club soda, and strawberry/mint/sugar mixture. Stir and enjoy!

6. Watermelon Mojito

Yet another reason to buy watermelon with another 1 of 9 easy mojito drink recipes: Watermelon Mojito Photo & Recipe: Allegro Cozumel
Yet another reason to buy a watermelon with another 1 of 9 easy mojito drink recipes: Watermelon Mojito Photo & Recipe: Allegro Cozumel

Enjoy this watermelon mojito at: Allegro Cozumel (Cozumel, Mexico)

Watermelon Mojito Ingredients:

  • 5 large fresh mint leaves, coarsely torn by hand
  • 1 thick slice of fresh watermelon
  • 2 oz light rum, such as Bacardi
  • Dash of simple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lime juice (half a lime)
  • Piece of watermelon, for serving

Watermelon Mojito Instructions:

Use a muddler to mash the mint leaves in a sturdy cup. Remove all seeds from the watermelon puree. Mix the mashed mint leaves with the puréed watermelon, rum, simple syrup, and lime juice. Stir well and serve over ice. Garnish your glass with watermelon for an added twist.

Yes, please. More watermelon summer cocktails: Get Your Summer On with a Water-Meli Tito’s Cocktail

7. Basil Mojito

Basil Mojito Photo & Recipe: Occidental at Xcaret Destination
Basil Mojito Photo & Recipe: Occidental at Xcaret Destination

Enjoy this easy mojito drink recipe at Occidental at Xcaret Destination (Playa del Carmen, Mexico)

Basil Mojito Ingredients:

  • 5 fresh basil leaves
  • 4 peeled cucumber slices (remove all seeds)
  • 2 oz white rum
  • 1.5 oz natural syrup
  • 1 can of mineral water
  • 0.5 oz of lemon juice

Basil Mojito Instructions:

In a shaker, mash the basil leaves with the cucumber slices. Add the lemon juice into the cucumber basil mixture and shake well. Add a white rum of your choice and natural syrup to the mixture. Shake well! Complete the cocktail with mineral water. Pour the cocktail into a serving glass of your choice and decorate with a slice of cucumber, lemon and basil leaves.

8. Blackberry Mojito

Refreshing summer drink: Blackberry Mojito Photo & Recipe: Occidental Nuevo Vallarta
Refreshing summer drink: Blackberry Mojito Photo & Recipe: Occidental Nuevo Vallarta

Enjoy this refreshing mojito at Occidental Nuevo Vallarta (Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico)

Blackberry Mojito Ingredients:

  • 3 blackberries
  • 1.5 oz white rum
  • Sugar
  • Ice
  • Peppermint
  • Club soda
  • Lime juice

Blackberry Mojito Instructions:

Use a muddler to mash the peppermint leaves, sugar and lime juice in a sturdy cup. Add a white rum of your choice, then fill the glass 2/3 of the way full with ice. Top the cocktail off with club soda and. Garnish the mojito with more blackberries, add a straw and enjoy!

9. Blue Mojito

Oh so pretty, let's taste the Blue Mojito Photo & Recipe Barceló Puerto Vallarta
Oh so pretty, let’s taste the Blue Mojito Photo & Recipe Barceló Puerto Vallarta

Enjoy it at Barceló Puerto Vallarta, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Blue Mojito Ingredients:

  • Blue Curaçao
  • 60 ml Matusalem Rum
  • Sugar
  • Ice
  • Peppermint
  • Soda water
  • Lime juice

Blue Mojito Instructions:

Use a muddler to crush the peppermint leaves, sugar and lime juice into a sturdy glass. Add Matusalem Rum and Blue Curaçao to the mixture. Fill the glass 2/3 of the way full with ice. Top the cocktail off with club soda, add a sprig of fresh mint, add a straw and enjoy!

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