Classic mojitos are one of the most popular cocktails around. But there are more ways than one to make them. With a bit of fruity flavors – and never forgetting the fresh mint – trying out all of the different variations can be a fun task to take on. Check out these 15 mojito recipes that will certainly shake up the weekend and your taste buds too.
1. Classic Rum
Inspired Taste starts us off with a classic, rum mojito. If you’re just learning how to bartend for your friends and family, this is definitely a recipe that you’ll want to have up your sleeve. It’s a great way to top off neighborhood potlucks and Mexican fiestas as well. Just don’t forget the fresh garnish.
2. Fresh Blueberry
Some of us love blueberries though. And trust us, they’re quite delicious when used in our favorite, cool cocktail. If you want to visit Inspired Taste just one more time, you’ll be able to snag all the yummy details behind this mix. Girls’ night just got a bit better.
Life! Straight Up gives us a recipe for a nonalcoholic mojito that’s an absolute must for all of your entertaining needs. Not everyone at the party or shower will want alcohol – and others may not even be able to have it. But, with a recipe like this you can serve up sweet sips to any and everyone on the guest list.
Peach rum is a nice addition to a mojito as well. And thanks to The Cocktail Project you can learn how to focus the drink around its inclusion. Make it an even more summertime treat by adding in the classic, summertime fruit to the mix.
Then again, over at Saveur you can go even sweet with a mojito focused on pineapple flavors. The tropical, tartness of this fruit makes this classic cocktail even more appealing and fun. What’s so much fun about this sip is that it screams vacation vibes and weekend daydreams.
PopSugar shows us how to bring this cocktail into the fall months with everyone’s favorite October treat: pumpkins! Who knew that a mojito could be highlighted by a gourd? Well, now we do and we can’t wait to dive head first into the recipe.
7. Plum Coconut
Then again, there are some other unique combination to take on and personalize your mojito with. Over at The Weary Chef, you’ll find the recipe for a coconut plum mojito that sounds quite rich in flavor – in the most delicious of ways. Start with some fresh plums and take on the tutorial from there.
Maybe you want to “winterize” your mojito. Well, with a bit of cranberry, you can do that. This classic, winter flavor is a delicious accompaniment to the mix and rum we already love. All you have to do is hop on over to A Simple Pantry and check out all the details.
9. Mint & Lime
Simply Recipes added in some lime to their mojito recipe – which is actually one of the most traditional ways to make the cocktail. It pairs so nicely with taco nights with the family or fajitas with friends. Once you know how to make one of the most classic drinks, the more fun and intricate ones become easier to create!
A personal favorite, the strawberry mojito is definitely delicious and definitely worth learning how to whip up for the friends and family. It’s a great “signature” drink for shower celebrations and birthday parties as well. It also pairs really well with lots of meals – especially of the Spanish variety.
Rodelle creates a mojito with a bit more sweetness by adding in some Vanilla flavors. If you’re looking for a smoother taste, then this is definitely the variation that you’ll want to try out for yourself. Take the leap and check out the easy-to-follow recipe after the jump.
12. Sparkling Raspberry
Salty Canary made their cocktails sparkle! And there’s some extra fruitiness involved with this one as well. The stars of the show are raspberries! Again, the tartness smooths out the original ingredients creating a party in your mouth – so to speak.
Here’s another extra sweet variation that we want to dive right into. Check out this coconut mojito recipe over at Flour On My Face! The special ingredient here that you may have not thought to use for your cocktail is coconut milk, making it creamy and delicious!
You can even make a blackberry mojito! Just hop right on over to Delish and check out the details. You just gotta grab a handful of blackberries and start crushing them to get started! The fresh fruit really brings in extra deliciousness.
And finally, we end with a mango twist! Visit Crazy for Crust for the recipe and bring in some holiday flavors for your weekends at home. Daydreaming of this sip will definitely get you through the work week a bit smoother.