Easy Fresh Blueberry Mojitos

Last Updated: March 19, 2024

5 from 1 vote
This blueberry mojito recipe combines fresh blueberries, mint, lime juice, white rum, and soda water for a refreshing and fruity twist on the classic cocktail.
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This fresh blueberry mojitos recipe is a refreshing twist on the classic cocktail, featuring fresh blueberries that add a sweet-tart note. Muddled with mint and lime, mixed with white rum, and topped with club soda, it’s the perfect fruity drink for any summer gathering.

fresh blueberry mojitos

This fresh blueberry Mojito is a fresh twist on the classic mojito cocktail.

It retains the traditional elements of rum, fresh mint, and lime while adding the sweet and slightly tart flavor of fresh blueberries.

This gives it a unique, fruity profile that is so refreshing on a hot summer day.

And this recipe is super easy since it doesn’t require any cooking.

Ingredients

Ingredients for a blueberry mojito - fresh blueberries, rum, sugar, lime juice, mint leaves and club soda

This makes enough for 1 cocktail.

Here is your shopping list:

  • alcohol – 1.5 ounces white rum
  • fresh fruit – 1 lime, 2 Tablespoons fresh blueberries, plus some for garnish.
  • fresh herbs – 6 to 10 fresh mint leaves, plus some for garnish
  • sugar – 2 teaspoons white granulated sugar
  • soda – 2 to 4 ounces club soda
  • ice cubes

Substitutions

  • You can use 2 Tablespoons of frozen blueberries instead of the fresh ones if you thaw them first.
  • For fewer calories, replace the white sugar with 1 teaspoon of sweetener.
  • If you want to make a virgin version, just eliminate the rum.

How to make fresh blueberry mojitos

Side view of a fresh blueberry mojito and some limes

Prep work

Cut the lime into quarters.

Wash the mint leaves and the blueberries.

Muddle

Blueberries, mint, sugar and lime juice being muddled in a glass

Add 6 to 10 leaves of fresh mint and 2 teaspoons of sugar to a glass.

Add 2 Tablespoons of fresh blueberries into a glass.

Then squeeze one of the lime quarters into the glass.

Use a muddler or the back of a spoon to muddle (or mash) the ingredients in the glass until the blueberries are crushed and the sugar has dissolved.

Mix the cocktail

Rum being poured into the glass

Fill the glass with ice.

Add 1.5 ounces of rum.

Top up the glass with club soda.

Garnish

Mint leaves and a blueberry garnish on top of a blueberry mojito

The garnish is not absolutely necessary but it does make the drink look pretty.

To do this, add a blueberry and a sprig of mint to a toothpick. And add it to the top of the drink.

Fresh blueberry mojito with a blueberry and mint garnish

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Fresh Blueberry Mojito

5 from 1 vote
Servings: 1 cocktail
Prep 5 minutes
Total 5 minutes

Ingredients
  

  • 1.5 ounces white rum
  • ¼ of a lime
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 6 to 10 leaves fresh mint, plus more for garnish
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh blueberries, plus more for garnish
  • 4 ounces Club soda
  • Ice

Equipment

  • muddler or spoon
  • jigger or measuring cup
  • measuring spoons
  • Glass

Instructions
 

  • Add mint, sugar and blueberries to a glass.
  • Then juice ¼ of a lime into the glass.
  • Use a muddler or the back of a spoon to muddle the ingredients in the glass until the blueberries are crushed and the sugar has dissolved.
  • Fill the glass with ice.
  • Add 1.5 ounces rum.
  • Top with club soda.

Notes

  • You can replace the fresh blueberries with frozen blueberries if you thaw them first.
  • For fewer calories, substitute 1 teaspoon of sweetener for the sugar.
Nutrition Facts
Fresh Blueberry Mojito
Serving Size
 
1 cocktail
Amount per Serving
Calories
150
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
0.1
g
0
%
Saturated Fat
 
0.01
g
0
%
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
0.04
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
0.01
g
Sodium
 
25
mg
1
%
Potassium
 
45
mg
1
%
Carbohydrates
 
14
g
5
%
Fiber
 
1
g
4
%
Sugar
 
11
g
12
%
Protein
 
0.3
g
1
%
Vitamin A
 
36
IU
1
%
Vitamin C
 
7
mg
8
%
Calcium
 
10
mg
1
%
Iron
 
0.1
mg
1
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Nutrition values are estimates only, using online calculators. Please verify using your own data.

authorWanda Simone
courseDrinks
cuisineCuban
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This post was originally published on May 27, 2023 but was updated with new content on March 19, 2024.


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