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Blackberry Mojito Cocktail Recipe

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The classic mojito recipe gets a refreshing twist with the addition of blackberries! Give this Blackberry Mojito recipe a try this summer for a fun twist on the classic!

Blackberry Mojito

This cocktail is my faaaaaaaavorite. It is beautiful, refreshing, and loaded with delicious flavor. Seriously, you are going to be blown away at how amazing this flavor trio truly is.

The lime and blackberries add a tart start, the syrup sweetens things up, and the mint gives you that final fresh taste! I have made these over and over and love them a little more each and every time.

If you chose to make the alcohol free version you even get the added bonus of coconut! Yes, it is optional, but if you have the syrup around you’ll want to stir it in.

Blackberries and Mint

Blackberry Mojito Ingredients: 

The secret is in the ingredients. Make sure you use FRESH ripe berries and mint. That paired with lime and simple syrup is key to a flavor packed drink.

  • Mint
  • Lime
  • Sugar or simple syrup
  • Ice
  • Rum
  • Club soda

The list of ingredients for a classic mojito are fairly basic. The key? Fresh mint and rum. Blackberry mojitos follow the same steps with only one simple addition. For this blackberry version you will need the addition of

  • Blackberries
Muddled Blackberries

How to make mint lime simple syrup:

The syrup in this drink is AMAZING. I included a non alcoholic mojito recipe for all of my friends that want something without rum. It is so delicious either way you make it. 

  1. Boil 1 cup of water with 1 cup of sugar until fully dissolved.
  2. Remove from the heat and stir in lime zest with 1/4 cup mint leaves.
  3. Cool to room temperature, strain, and refrigerate.
Mint Lime Syrup

How to make blackberry mojitos:

  1. place 2-3 blackberries into the bottom of a cocktail glass with 2 mint leaves. Squeeze 1 lime wedge into your glass and muddle with the back of a spoon.
  2. Stir in 2 tablespoons of your mint lime syrup.
  3. Top with ice, 1 shot of rum (or coconut syrup to taste), and club soda.
Rum

What is the best rum to use in a mojito?

There are many, many rums out there. And a lot of them would work well in this recipe. Our favorites happen to be Bayou Silver or Caña Brava.

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Blackberry Mojito Recipe

Blackberry Mojito Recipe

Yield: 6 glasses
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

The classic mojito recipe gets a refreshing twist with the addition of blackberries! Give this Blackberry Mojito recipe a try this summer for a fun twist on the classic!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 lime, zested
  • 1/2 cup fresh mint leaves, divided
  • 1-2 limes, cut into slices
  • white rum or coconut syrup
  • blackberries
  • ice
  • club soda

Instructions

  1. Boil 1 cup of water with 1 cup of sugar until fully dissolved. Remove from the heat and stir in your lime zest with the 1/4 cup mint leaves. Cool to room temperature, strain, and refrigerate.
  2. When ready to serve, place 2-3 blackberries into the bottom of a cocktail glass with 2 mint leaves. Squeeze 1 lime wedge into your glass and muddle with the back of a spoon.
  3. Stir in 2 tablespoons of your mint lime syrup.
  4. Top with ice, 1 shot of rum (or coconut syrup to taste), and club soda.

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The classic mojito recipe gets a refreshing twist with the addition of blackberries! Give this Blackberry Mojito recipe a try this summer for a fun twist on the classic!

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Isabella

Friday 4th of November 2016

I adore mojitos, yours looks so fresh and delicious! Perfect for the autumn!

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