The Pomegranate Mojito is a sweet and tangy variation of a classic Mojito cocktail made from white rum, pomegranate juice and simple syrup. Thanks to the fresh mint muddled in lime juice, the cocktail is also very refreshing which balances its sweet and tart flavours.For those who prefer a less fruity version, we also have a recipe for the traditional mojito too.
- Old Fashioned glass
- 6 mint leaves
- 70 ml pomegranate juice
- 60 ml white rum
- 30 ml simple syrup
- 15 ml lime juice
- soda water (to top up)
- 1 mint sprig
- 2 tbsp pomegranate seeds
- Add mint leaves and and lime juice into an old-fashioned glass. Muddle the leaves to extract the juice.
- Add pomegranate juice, white rum and simple syrup. Stir well.
- Add pomegranate seeds, some ice cubes and top up with soda water. Stir gently to mix.
- Garnish with a mint sprig and serve immediately.
Is mojito alcoholic?
Yes, this pomegranate mojito is alcoholic as it contains rum.
Is it mojito or mohito? What’s the correct spelling?
Mojito is spelled with a “j” as it is a Spanish word, where [j] makes [h] sound.
Is a mojito Mexican?
No, the Mojito recipe is said to have originated on the territory of Cuba as a medicinal drink.