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Cherry Lime Mojito – very simple to make, sweet and refreshing.

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Cherry Mojito

Hi guys!

Happy Monday!

Today I want to introduce you to the newest addition of my “mojito collection”!

By now, you most likely already know I love mojitos! And cherries are in season, which is great.

And more important – I was able to find some dark red ripe cherries (I’ve been tired from buying cherries, that are not ripe).

So I decided to make cherry mojitos.

cherry lime mojito
Cherry Lime Mojitos

This is a recipe, I would typically post on a Friday.

Because it is a holiday week, I decided to post it today, so you guys can make it for 4th of July.

Cherry and lime is one of my favorite combinations.

I also grow mint in my garden, so making this mojitos was so simple! I also used simple syrup, which is my little secret for the perfect mojito.

This drink could easily be made in a pitcher and served at a party.

cherry lime mojito
Cherry Lime Mojitos

This cherry lime mojito is my new favorite summer cocktail.

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CHERRY LIME MOJITO

Cherry Lime Mojito - very simple to make, sweet and refreshing.
Prep: 5 minutes
Total: 5 minutes
Servings: 1

Ingredients 

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 Cherry Lime Mojito:

  • 6 cherries, , stems removed, pitted
  • juice from 1 lime
  • 12 mint leaves
  • 2 oz white rum
  • 2 oz simple syrup
  • 1 cup crushed ice
  • 1/2 cup club soda

For Garnishing:

  • fresh cherry
  • lime wedges
  • mint leaves

Instructions 

For The Simple Syrup:

  • 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.

For The Cherry Mojito:

  • In a sturdy glass, combine cherries, mint leaves, rum and simple syrup. Muddle to extract juices from mint leaves and cherries. Add ice and then top with soda water.
  • Garnish with lime wedges, mint leaves and fresh cherry. Serve immediately.

Nutrition

Calories: 315kcal, Carbohydrates: 50g, Sodium: 87mg, Potassium: 210mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 47g, Vitamin A: 510IU, Vitamin C: 7.2mg, Calcium: 41mg, Iron: 2.6mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Cuban
Tried this recipe?Mention @cookinglsl or tag #cookinglsl!

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Hi! I'm Mira.

I share simple, mostly low-carb and Keto recipes, that don't take a lot of time to make and use mostly seasonal, easy to find ingredients. I'm a supporter of healthy eating, but you'll also find some indulgent treats too.

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52 Comments

  1. I have everything right now to make these – woohoo!! It’s okay to have a cocktail on Monday night, right? 😉

  2. girl your drinks are SO gorgeous! the cherry lime combo must have been amazing! pinning this!

  3. I love the combination of cherry and lime, they were made for each other. This drink looks so refreshing! Especially since it’s been sooo hot outside lately too!

  4. Oh, this has me so happy – yes, yes a thousand times yes! Need to get all the ingredients though 😐

  5. I love mojito but never tried this combination of flavours. Thanks for sharing this with us at #AnythingGoes link up. See you next week.

  6. Mojitos are my absolute favorite drink! Love that you added cherry for a twist. Can’t wait to try!

  7. This mojito looks so refreshing and colorful, Mira. I wish I see this post before the long weekend, I would have made this for the party. <3 <3 <3