These Raspberry Mojitos are the most refreshing cocktail for summer entertaining. They are minty, sweet, loaded with raspberry, and will easily become your go-to summer party cocktail
I love a good refreshing mojito to enjoy in the warm summer sun with my sunglasses on. If you’re anything like me, you will also enjoy this Strawberry Mojito and this Summer Blackberry Mojito
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❤️ Why you’ll love this recipe
Beat the summer heat. When the summer temperatures begin to rise, there has got to be something cool and refreshing close by, and this mojito is just that! It starts with fresh raspberries and mint leaves, mulled to release a beautiful combination of flavors. Then mixed with lime, sugar, club soda, and rum and then stirred to perfection.
Relaxing drink. This mojito will live up to everything I’m telling you. Just sit on the patio on the steamy summer day and ease into relaxation mode with this wonderfully fresh and cool cocktail.
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.
You’ll need the following for this yummy drink:
- sugar-granulated sugar is all you need here
- fresh lime juice-fresh lime juice will give you the best flavor
- large mint leaves-if you don’t grow your own mint, you can typically find these in the produce section
- raspberries-fresh berries will give you the best flavor
- 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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Step One: muddle
First, you’ll want to muddle the raspberries, mint leaves, sugar, and lime juice right in the glass you’ll be using.
Step Two: add soda and rum
Then pour in the club soda and rum, add your ice, stir well, and serve!
🥫 Storage instructions
To store raspberry mojitos, place them in a pitcher or container and place them in the fridge. They will stay good for up to 3 days.
If you love mojitos, plant a pot of mint outside your back door. It grows like a weed just about anywhere and comes back every year.
Fresh or frozen raspberries are fine, but allow frozen ones to soften at room temperature for a few minutes to make them easier to muddle.
Rum is what you will typically see in a mojito. Some great options are Bacardi, Appleton, Havana Club, and Crazan. But honestly, just pick your favorite and you’ll be good to go.
👩🏻🍳 Expert tips
- Raspberries do have small seeds and if that is something you don’t prefer then you can easily press the raspberries through a fine-mesh strainer.
- 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
- Sweet Pineapple Rum Cocktail
- Fresh Prosecco Sangria
- Strawberry Shortcake Cocktail
- Spiced Rum & Pineapple Juice
- Spicy Coconut Margaritas
🍽 Serve it with
For a casual summer get-together, try these recipes too:
- Shrimp Macaroni Salad
- Grilled Marinated Chicken
- Pink Lemonade Cake
- Cucumber Onion Salad
Serve this up for yourself or make a whole batch for a crowd. Trust me, they’ll love you! While you’re at it, be sure to check out some of my other favorite cocktail recipes below!
📖 Here’s the recipe
Raspberry Mojito Recipe
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
- 12 large mint leaves
- ⅓ cup raspberries
- ⅓ cup club soda
- ¼ cup white rum
- Muddle the raspberries, mint leaves, sugar, and lime juice right in the glass you'll be using. Be sure to throughly crush the mint leaves to release their flavor.
- Add the club soda and rum. Add ice, stir well, and serve, garnishing with a lime wedge, whole raspberry, and extra mint leaves.