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Peach Mojitos

Sweet peaches with plenty of tart lime juiice and fresh mint combine for the perfect fruity summertime cocktail.

Peach Mojitos are perfect for keeping you cool in the warm summer sun, not to mention simply irresistible. Get yourself some fresh peaches and mint and enjoy another spin on the classic mojito.

peach mojito on wooden board.

❤️ Why you’ll love this recipe

Best drink for summer. There is nothing like an ice-cold mojito to help you beat the heat. They are the perfect combination of refreshing, sweet, and tart. Exactly my kind of drink. If you’re anything like me be sure to try out my Refreshing Raspberry Mojito.

This is an overview of the ingredients. You’ll find the full measurements and instructions in the printable recipe at the bottom of the page.

wooden board with whole peaches, mint, sugar, and club soda

You’ll need the following for this peach mojito:

  • sugar-granulated sugar is all you need here
  • lime juice-fresh lime juice will give you the best flavor
  • mint leaves-if you don’t grow your own mint, you can typically find these in the produce section
  • peaches-fresh peaches will give you the best flavor. I also like to peel my peaches for easy muddling.
  • club soda-keep it simple. You don’t need any fancy brands here. If you can find a 6-pack of cans, that is super handy to avoid wasting a whole bottle.
  • white rum-pick your favorite

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  • muddler or wooden spoon

🍴Instructions

Mojitos are probably one of the best summertime cocktails, especially with fresh ripe peaches. This mojito recipe is so simple and will have you refreshed in no time.

Step One: muddling the ingredients

chopped peaches mixed with fresh mint.

It starts by muddling together the peaches, mint leaves, sugar, and lime in a glass, If you don’t have a muddler, don’t worry! You can easily use the back of a wooden spoon to keep this recipe even simpler.

Step Two: finishing touches

mason jar with ice and peaches.

Top it off with ice, soda, and rum, and get to sippin’. It’s that easy!

🥫 Storage instructions

We can store our peach mojitos in the fridge in a sealable container until we want to drink them. This will keep them fresh and taste better than if stored at room temperature or outside in the heat.

🔍 FAQs

What alcohol is best for mojitos?

Rum is what you will typically see in a mojito. Some great options are Bacardi, Appleton, Havana Club, and Cruzan. But honestly, just pick your favorite, and you’ll be good to go.

What if the peaches are under-ripe?

If the peach is under-ripe and too hard, let it sit with the sugar for a few minutes until it softens.

Can I use frozen peaches?

Frozen peaches will work, but allow frozen ones to soften at room temperature for a few minutes to make them easier to muddle.  

Can I adjust the sweetness of the mojito?

👩🏻‍🍳 Expert tips

  • Peel your peaches for easy muddling.
  • Use a citrus juicer to juice your lime. This will save your fingers!
  • When muddling, be sure to thoroughly crush the mint leaves to release their flavor.
  • Use a dry rum instead of a flavored rum. Use the flavor from the fruit and mint. You’ll be grateful.

📘 Related Recipes

🍽 Serve it with

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peach mojito in mason jar

📖 Here’s the recipe

peach mojito with fresh mint
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Peach Mojito Recipe

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Sweet peaches with plenty of tart lime juiice and fresh mint combine for the perfect fruity summertime cocktail.
Prep Time:10 mins
Total Time:10 mins
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Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 12 large mint leaves
  • 1 medium peach very ripe
  • 2 ounces club soda
  • 2 ounces white rum

Instructions

  • Peel the peach and slice into 1/2 inch thick slices.
    cutting peeled peach into slices
  • Add half the peach slices in a glass, reserving the rest for garnish. Add the mint leaves, sugar, and lime juice. Muddle well until the peach is softened. If the peach is under ripe and too hard, let it sit with the sugar for a few minutes until it softens.
    close view of glass showing peach that been mashed into puree
  • Add the ice, rum, club soda and stir well. Add remaining peach slices to the side of the glass and on top of the drink for garnsih. Add a mint spring and lime wedge if you'd like.
    mason jar with ice, peaches, and adding liquid

Notes

Frozen peaches will work, but allow frozen ones to soften at room temperature for a few minutes to make them easier to muddle.  
The sweetness of your mojito will depend a lot on how ripe your peaches are.  You may need to add more sugar if using underripe fruit. 

Nutrition

Calories: 224kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 13mg | Potassium: 305mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 497IU | Vitamin C: 14mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 1mg
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Keyword: fresh fruit mojito, peach cocktail recipes, peach mojitos, summer drinks
Servings: 1 drink
Calories: 224kcal
Author: Katie Shaw
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