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Pomegranate Mojito Cocktail – refreshing, with healthy antioxidants this would make a great holiday drink.

pomegranate mojito cocktail in a tall clear glass for a party
pomegranate mojito cocktail


Happy Monday!

How was your weekend?

Ready to say “Goodbye” to 2014 and say “Hello” to the new year?

Although I’m still in a holiday mood, I found some time to make mojitos.

Mojitos are my favorite drinks to make by far.

I know that most people connect them with the summer and going to the beach, but I can have them any time of the year. With pomegranates in season now, it was the perfect time to make a pomegranate mojito cocktail. I’ve been waiting for the perfect time to make this drink and after my Original Lime, Strawberry and Watermelon Mojito recipes I shared last summer, I thought this could make a nice New Year’s Eve drink.


Winter NYE Pomegranate Mojito Cocktail
Pomegranate Mojito


I love sweet cocktails like this pomegranate one, which I prepared with fresh pomegranate seeds and simple syrup. Of course rum, lime juice mint and some ice.

For this particular cocktail I used lime flavored Perrier sparkling water, but unflavored soda or sparkling water works awesome.

This is not a classic Mojito recipe, that’s why I’m not using brown sugar, instead I prefer making my mojitos with simple syrup. This way it tastes so much better, sweeter and flavors are well balanced.

And another fun fact about me – I love making Mojito in a tall glass and refuse to drink it from a short one. I like this drink in size “large”.

Pomegranate Mojito Cocktail with fresh pomegranate arils , simple syrup and mint.
Pomegranate Mojito


It is pretty, festive, sweet and flavorful. Very sparkly and if you skip the rum, it will make a great mocktail  (virgin mojito).

Pomegranate Mojito Cocktail Antioxidant drink for winter
Pomegranate Mojito

I hope you enjoy it! Very simple and quick to make, perfect for a party.


Simple and impressive Pomegranate Mojito Cocktail Antioxidants with fresh limes on the side
Pomegranate Mojito Cocktail


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Simple and impressive Pomegranate Mojito Cocktail Antioxidants with fresh limes on the side
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5 from 9 votes

Pomegranate Mojito Cocktail

By Lyubomira from CookingLSL
Pomegranate Mojito Cocktail - refreshing, with healthy antioxidants this would make a great holiday drink.
Prep: 2 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes
Total: 12 minutes
Servings: 1


For the simple Syrup:

  • (If you'd like to make your own simple syrup, this recipe makes around 1 3/4 cups)
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup water

For the Mojito:

  • 8 fresh mint leaves, ( plus more for garnish)
  • 1/4 cup pomegranate seeds
  • juice from 1 lime
  • 3 oz Bacardi white rum
  • 2 oz simple syrup
  • 1 cup ice, (might need more)
  • soda water, (I used lime flavored Perrier)


  • 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, pomegranate seeds, lime juice, rum and simple syrup. With a muddles or a wooden spoon, muddle to extract juices from mint leaves and pomegranate seeds.
  • Add ice to the glass and top with soda water. Garnish with more pomegranate seeds, mint leaves or lime wedges.



Calories: 408kcal, Carbohydrates: 57g, Protein: 1g, Sodium: 39mg, Potassium: 246mg, Fiber: 4g, Sugar: 48g, Vitamin A: 340IU, Vitamin C: 26.2mg, Calcium: 42mg, Iron: 2.8mg

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

Additional Info

Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Cuban
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  1. I would so love to be sipping on this mojito tonight at midnight!! Mojitos are one of my favorites – I could drink them year round, too! Beautiful pictures, too. Pinned!

  2. I love sweet cocktails too! Especially when they are this pretty! Absolutely stunning photography! Pinned!