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Easy Classic Mojito Cocktail Recipe

The classic mojito is one of the best drinks to make for any occasion! Using simple fresh ingredients you will make this classic drink over and over!

I absolutely love mojitos! It’s my go to drink especially when dining at a cuban or spanish restaurant. Forget about when I’m in Puerto Rico, I love them so much! It’s such a tasty refreshing drink.

Today I’m showing you how to make this classic cocktail at home!

Why is the classic mojito cocktail so popular?

The mojito is so popular because it is refreshing, flavorful, and easy to make. This classic cocktail is the perfect drink for any occasion!

What are some popular mojito flavors?

There are many popular mojito flavors, including strawberry, raspberry, peach, and mango. You can also find mojitos made with different types of rum, such as spiced rum or dark rum.

What is the best way to serve a classic mojito?

The best way to serve a classic mojito is over ice in a tall glass. Garnish with a lime slice and enjoy

What ingredients do you need for a classic mojito?The Best Classic Mojito Cocktail Recipe

  • Mint Leaves
  • Lime Juice 
  • Simple Syrup 
  • Light Rum 
  • Lime Flavored Sparkling Water 
  • Ice Cubes
  • Lime Slice (Garnish)

How many calories are in a classic mojito?

A classic mojito contains about 150 calories.The Best Classic Mojito Cocktail Recipe

Does mojito have caffeine?

No, mojito does not contain caffeine.

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Easy Classic Mojito Cocktail Recipe
Yield: 1 drink

Easy Classic Mojito Cocktail Recipe

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

This classic mojito cocktail is super easy to make and great for anytime!


  • 8 Mint Leaves
  • 2 Tbsp Lime Juice
  • 2 Tbsp Simple Syrup
  • 2 Ounces Light Rum
  • Lime Flavored Sparkling Water
  • Ice Cubes
  • Lime Slice (Garnish)


  1. Place the mint leaves into a glass.
  2. Squeeze in the fresh lime juice & muddle together.
  3. Pour in the simple syrup & the light rum. 
  4. Add ice cubes.
  5. Top off with lime flavored sparkling water.
  6. Stir with a straw.
  7. Garnish with lime slices. 
  8. Cheers 

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 269Total Fat 1gSaturated Fat 0gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 0gCholesterol 0mgSodium 34mgCarbohydrates 36gFiber 8gSugar 20gProtein 4g

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