Alcohol-Free Mojito Mocktail

Alcohol-Free Mojito Mocktail



cupfresh mint leaves
3 1/2
tbspgranulated sugar
cupfresh lime juice
cupsclub soda or sparkling water
Ice cubes
Lime wedges and additional mint leaves for garnish

Nutritional information

Calculated based on standard values with available measurements and may therefore not be accurate

  • Energy1353 kcal
  • Protein23 g
  • Total Lipid (Fat)3 g
  • Saturated Fatty Acids0 g
  • Monounsaturated Fatty Acids0 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids0 g
  • Carbohydrate91 g
  • Fiber6 g
  • Calcium490 mg
  • Iron10 mg
  • Magnesium123 mg
  • Phosphorus303 mg
  • Potassium1084 mg
  • Sodium102 mg
  • Zinc2 mg
  • Copper0 mg
  • Selenium2 µg
  • Vitamin A899 µg
  • Vitamin E1 mg
  • Vitamin C193 mg
  • Vitamin B63 mg
  • Vitamin K1 µg


Step 1

Muddle Mint and Sugar: In the pitcher or mixing bowl, add the fresh mint leaves and sugar. Use a muddler or the back of a wooden spoon to gently crush and muddle the mint leaves with the sugar. This helps release the mint's oils and flavour.

Step 2

Add Lime Juice: Squeeze the fresh lime juice into the pitcher over the muddled mint and sugar. Stir well to combine and dissolve the sugar.

Step 3

Add Ice and Club Soda: Fill the pitcher halfway with ice cubes. Pour in the club soda or sparkling water and stir gently to mix everything together.

Step 4

Prepare Glasses: Take tall glasses and fill them with ice cubes. Optionally, rub the rim of each glass with a lime wedge and dip it in sugar for added presentation.

Step 5

Serve: Pour the prepared mocktail into the glasses over the ice. Add a sprig of mint or a lime wedge for garnish if desired.

Step 6

Enjoy: Sip and enjoy your refreshing alcohol-free mojito mocktail!

Recipe Story

In the tantalizing world of libations, where the clink of glasses weaves tales of flavor, there exists an elixir—a tribute to the spirited without the spirits. The Mojito, a dance of mint and lime in a traditional Cuban cocktail, finds itself reborn sans the potent punch. A transformation to lure even the teetotalers, a concoction that marries freshness and effervescence without the boozy rendezvous.

In this reincarnation, mint emerges as the hero, its verdant leaves crushed with finesse to unleash an olfactory carnival. A symphony of aromas ensues, awakening the senses to a herbaceous melody. The lime, a citrus virtuoso, contributes its zesty overture, a harmonious blend with the mint's verdant notes, creating a tantalizing prelude.

But here's the twist in the tale: instead of rum, the spotlight falls upon club soda, a cascade of effervescence that weaves through this non-alcoholic tapestry. This effervescent waltz binds the ingredients together, creating a stage where mint, lime, and effervescence engage in a lively tango.

The preparation is a ballet of simplicity. Fresh mint leaves and a hint of granulated sugar meet, their dance on the muddling ground releasing the essence of mint, a fragrant invitation to the zesty lime. Enter the lime juice, squeezed with precision, its tangy citrus notes intermingling with the minty ambrosia.

The grand finale? A dazzling pour into tall glasses, where ice cubes await their refreshing baptism. Each glass, adorned with lime wedges and mint leaves, stands as an ode to the classic Mojito's vibrant allure—a mocktail mirage of the spirited original.

This alcohol-free rendition of the Mojito—a libation for the discerning, the abstaining, and the curious—presents a mosaic of flavors. A refreshing journey that pays homage to tradition while embracing a spirited, booze-free narrative. Cheers to the Mojito's reincarnation, a toast to the artistry of mocktails!

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