Fresh blackberries, mint, simple syrup and soda – simple and refreshing blackberry mojito. Perfect for a hot summer night or a party. Could be made in a big batch and served in a pitcher.
I know it is still January, but I like drinking mojitos all year long! That’s why toady I’m back with another very easy recipe – Blackberry Mojito.
This drink could definitely be enjoyed year-round. It is super simple to make.
What Ingredients Do You Need For Blackberry Mojito?
- mint leaves
- sparkling water
How to make Blackberry Mojito?
- Muddle some blackberries with mint leaves and rum
- Add simple syrup and lime juice
- Add ice
- Pour sparkling water on top
This is how you make a blackberry mojito cocktail!
I don’t always drink rum, but when I do – it is usually in a cocktail like the one I’m sharing today.
It has been on my list to share more cocktail recipes in 2015, so I’m slowly tying to achieve my goal.
I got some fresh blackberries for a dessert recipe I was planning to try and thought making a blackberry cocktail was a great idea!
I know mojito is a Cuban drink, but I usually order them at my favorite Mexican restaurant and I thought this drink would be a great addition to the Mexican inspired recipes I shared this week.
Light, sweet, fruity and refreshing.
Let’s celebrate the weekend with a nice, minty and delicious drink.
Mojito With Simple Syrup
I know I’ve mentioned that before, but I really love making mojito with simple syrup. It balances the flavors of this drink very well.
Have a great weekend everyone!
More Mojito Recipes:
For The Simple Syrup:
- (If you'd like to make your own simple syrup, this recipe makes around 1¾ cups)
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 1 cup water
For The Blackberry Mojito:
- 8 fresh mint leaves
- 6 fresh blackberries
- juice from 1 lime
- 2 oz Bacardi white rum
- 2 oz simple syrup
- 1 cups of ice
- 1/2 cup soda water
- (more blackberries and mint leaves for garnishing)
Prepare simple syrup, by combining 1 cup sugar and 1 cup water and bringing it to a boil. Stir to let sugar dissolve and remove from heat. Let syrup cool.
In a sturdy glass add mint leaves, blackberries, lime juice, rum and simple syrup. With a muddles or a wooden spoon, muddle to extract juices from mint leaves and blackberries.
Add ice to the glass and top with soda water. Garnish with more fresh blackberries, mint leaves or lime wedges.
Nutrition InformationCalories: 291, Sodium: 85mg, Potassium: 81mg, Carbohydrates: 43g, Sugar: 41g, Vitamin A: 340%, Vitamin C: 3.8%, Calcium: 31%, Iron: 2.4%