This Blueberry Mojito Recipe is the perfect easy refreshing cocktail. Enjoy the refreshing balance of sweetness from the juicy blueberries, brightness from the mint, and acidity from the freshly squeezed lime juice. Make it regular or skinny low carb keto!
You'll ❤️ Blueberry Mojito Recipe
"Fresh fruit picking in the summer is one of my favorite things to do! You can't beat having your favorite fruits straight from the farm. I couldn't resist making a blueberry mojito with some delicious berries! "
Any time you can use fresh ingredients over frozen or canned ingredients will give you the best flavor outcome you could get. You won't regret it!
Mojitos are fun and easy to make because you're throwing some ingredients to the bottom of a glass and muddle (smash) them together and then top with your liquids, stir and enjoy! No cocktail shaker is needed; mix it right in your glass!
This Blueberry Mojito recipe is a gluten-free and lower-calorie cocktail; adjustments can be made to make it low-carb. Enjoy responsibly and in moderation (and, of course, with friends and family)!
🥘 What You Will Need
Here are the ingredients you will need to make Blueberry Mojitos:
Fresh Limes - Fresh lime juice from the muddled wedges will always have the best flavor.
Fresh Mint Leaves
Granulated Sugar or a Substitute - a classic mojito uses granulated sugar, not simple syrup. While many people feel that simple syrup blends more smoothly it can also easily oversweeten your mojitos. I prefer to keep it traditional!
Fresh Blueberries - fresh blueberries have the best flavor for this mojito.
Blueberry Juice - I used 100% blueberry juice to boost the blueberry taste. Quite delicious!
Light Rum or Vodka - make it a vodka or rum cocktail, your preference. A classic Cuban mojito uses light rum.
Lemon-lime Soda or Club Soda - substitute sugar-free if preferred. Club soda is the traditional ingredient, but if you want a little extra citrus use lemon-lime.
For exact ingredient quantities, please see the recipe card below!
🔪 How To Make
Here's how to make this blueberry mojito recipe:
Add sugar, lime, blueberries, and mint to the bottom of a highball glass.
Muddle and Mix
Muddle ingredients together.
Top with ice, then add your blueberry juice and vodka.
Stir and Enjoy!
Top with your lemon-lime soda, and stir together.
🥗 How To Serve
Here are a few ways to serve blueberry mojitos:
Garnish the rim of your glass with salt or sugar. Purchase colored sugar for a pop of color.
Serve with a straw, lime wedge, lime peel, and a mint leaf.
Here are a few ways you can vary or make substitutions:
- Plenty of options are available for substitutions to make it even healthier. Substitute any sugar free alternative in this mojito.
- Add other fruits when muddling your drink. I suggest pomegranate seeds or any other berries!
- If you have a hard time finding blueberry juice, substitute it with pomegranate juice or a blended juice of your choice.
- You can use rum, and vodka, or substitute your favorite spirit choice in its place if you prefer!
💭 Top Tips
- For the best flavor, use fresh blueberries. Thawed frozen blueberries can work in a pinch.
- Many people add simple syrup to their mojito, but traditional mojitos uses real granulated sugar. We break the rule slightly here by suggesting a sugar substitute for those watching their sugar intake.
- To help the flavors of the mint come thru a bit more, slap each leaf on the palm of your hands before adding to the drink to help break the structure of the leaf and release more oils and flavor!
- Muddling the blueberries, fruit, and mint is best as it’s a quick way of macerating the fruit and allows it to release its own sweet juices into the drink.
Blueberry mojitos consist of fresh blueberries, fresh lime juice, granulated sugar, fresh mint leaves, white rum, ice, club soda, and lime wedges. Of course, each recipe is different, and you can change the ingredients to your liking, but for the best result, stick to these!
Rum is for mojitos as Tequila is for margaritas, but in this day and age, vodka is the new trend!
The answer depends on which recipe you are making, but this mojito recipe has about 183 calories.
A tooth muddler has a texture (teeth) on the end which is great for crushing berries and fruit. A blunt muddler will work as well. Using the muddler, with a twisting motion, muddle (press) the berries at the bottom of the glass to release the juices and flavor! 5 to 10 turns is usually all it takes.
✔️ More Cocktail Recipes
If you are looking for more delicious cocktail recipes, be sure check these out:
- Lemon Mojitos
- Cranberry Mojitos
- Peach Martini
- Passion Fruit Martini
- Strawberry Martini
- Pineapple Martini
- Irish Mule
Fresh Blueberry Mojito Recipe
- ½ lime (quartered)
- 6 to 7 mint leaves
- 2 teaspoons granulated sugar (or sugar substitute) (start with 2 then add more to taste)
- ⅓ cup fresh blueberries
- 2 ounce blueberry juice (add more to taste; use pomegranate juice if blueberry is unavailable)
- 2 ounces light rum or vodka
- 2 to 3 ounces club soda or lemon-lime soda (regular or diet)
- Add sugar, lime, blueberries, and mint to the bottom of a highball glass then muddle together.
- Add blueberry juice and vodka. Add ice then top with lemon lime soda. Stir together.
- Don't miss all of our helpful hints, substitution ideas, cooking tips, and other delicious recipes that can be found in our post. Check it out!
- VARIATIONS: use light rum or vodka. Make it low carb, keto, and skinny by using sugar-free substitutes for soda and sugar.
- SERVING SUGGESTIONS: Garnish with a lime wedge and a mint leaf.
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