Minty Mojitos grab the attention of many with the first warmth, sight and aroma of spring. The versatility of the Mojito is endless with the addition of fresh fruits. Ripened fruits of the season bring added color and flavor to this continuing summertime cocktail favorite. They also create a fabulous way to translate this classic cocktail into a refreshing non-alcoholic drink.
Watermelon Raspberry Mojito Mocktail Recipe
Watermelon Raspberry Mojito – recipe by Cheri Loughlin, The Intoxicologist
20 Fresh Raspberries
8 Fresh Mint Sprigs
6 measures Watermelon Juice
Muddle raspberries and 7 mint sprigs in mixing glass. Add watermelon juice with ice. Shake to blend and chill. Strain into tall glass over fresh ice. Garnish with remaining mint sprig. Additions: Add 2 measures Light Cranberry Juice and 1-1/2 measure Lemon Lime Sparkling Seltzer Water to top.
Fruity fabulous! Excellent for day time sipping, alternative Mocktail serve for cocktail parties and all around thirst quencher. Yes of course, a splash of rum could be added for those wishing this were the “real deal” in the world of cocktails.