This Strawberry Mojito combines rum, lime, and mint with simple strawberry syrup. Then it's topped with club soda.
It's fresh and vibrant, perfect for summer or as a holiday sipper.
It's flavored with easy strawberry syrup. Using an infused syrup is a great way to add a fun twist. It brings delicious strawberry flavor and color. There are a few variations you could use, too, like blueberry simple syrup or raspberry syrup.
For an alcohol-free version, try this strawberry mojito mocktail!
Here is a run-down of what you will need for this Strawberry Mojito.
The simple syrup -
This makes a big batch so you will have extra syrup for future cocktails.
- White rum
- Strawberry simple syrup
- Fresh lime juice
- Soda water
- Fresh mint leaves
See the recipe card for quantities.
- A cocktail shaker or a tall jar with a lid + a strainer.
- Tall glass.
To make the strawberry syrup, add granulated sugar, water and strawberries to a medium saucepan.
Let it simmer over medium heat. Let the mixture simmer for 8-10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Take it off the heat.
Let it cool to room temperature, then strain the strawberry mixture through a muslin cloth or coffee filter. For more in-depth instructions, see how to make simple strawberry syrup.
Top tip - Pour the remaining syrup into ice cube trays and freeze them, so you have individual serving
Add the strawberry syrup to a cocktail shaker, along with 4-5 mint leaves. Use a cocktail muddler to muddle the mint leaves into the syrup.
Top with rum, lime juice and ice. Add the lid to the cocktail shaker and give it a quick shake to combine.
Fill a glass with ice and strain over the mixture.
Top with soda water and garnish with fresh mint leaves and lime.
Store any leftover strawberry syrup in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.
- Substitute the lemon with lime juice.
- Use different syrups and other fresh herbs to bring different flavors! Thyme syrup, sage syrup, rosemary, or more.
- The soda water can be swapped for lemonade or ginger ale for a sweeter drink.
More cocktail recipes
- Blueberry gin sour
- Raspberry gin sour
- Mint and raspberry martini
- Espresso white Russian
- Empress gin sour
Strawberry Simple Syrup
- 1 cup water
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 1 ½ cups fresh or frozen strawberries
- 60ml / 2oz white rum
- 30ml / 1 oz strawberry syrup
- 30ml / 1oz fresh lime juice
- 4-5 mint leaves
- Soda water
- Add the sugar, water, and strawberries to a medium saucepan. Let it simmer over medium heat for 8-10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- Take it off the heat. Let the syrup cool down to room temperature. Once it has cooled, balance a fine-mesh strainer and cloth over a bowl and tip in the strawberry mixture. Let it drain.
- Pour the strawberry syrup into a clean glass jar or airtight container. Leftover syrup can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.
- Add the strawberry syrup and mint leaves to a cocktail shaker. Use a cocktail muddler to muddle the mint leaves into the syrup.
- Top with rum, lime juice and ice. Add the lid to the cocktail shaker and give it a quick shake to combine.
- Fill a glass with ice and strain over the mixture. Top with soda water and garnish with fresh mint leaves and lime.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 235Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 51mgCarbohydrates: 26gFiber: 4gSugar: 19gProtein: 2g