The beautiful warm weather always makes me want to be outdoors basking in the sun. I’m a sun driven gal—through and through.
And how better to enjoy the sunny warmth than with a delicious and pretty cocktail?
Mojitos are one of my favorite adult beverages but I rarely order them when I’m out because I’m rather particular on how they’re prepared. Most places skimp on the mint and limes——–and without enough, you’re pretty much drinking spiked-flavored-water. Bleh!
But when done correctly, Mojitos are just divine. Super herbaceous and refreshing.
I picked up a carton of fresh strawberries while I was at my farmers market and thought they would be a perfect addition to my beloved cocktail. The fruitiness of the berries paired beautifully with the mint and citrus.
The measurements below are my suggested amounts according to how I like my Mojitos. But if you like things sweeter or prefer more strawberries, adjust to your fancy. 🙂
Fresh Strawberry Mojito
15-20 Fresh Mint Leaves
¼ Cup Fresh Strawberries, diced
1 Whole Lime, cut into small wedges
1 Tablespoons Sugar
2 Ounces Light Rum
6 Ounces Club Soda
1-2 Cups Crushed Ice
In a cocktail shaker, thoroughly muddle the mint leaves, limes and sugar. Add strawberries and crush. Add rum and fill the shaker with ice. Vigorously shake and strain the liquids into a tall glass filled with ice. Top off glass with club soda. Garnish with strawberry slices, lime wedges, and mint leaves. Enjoy!
15 thoughts on “Fresh Strawberry Mojito”
Looks and sounds really “yummy”!
Thanks so much!
these sound so yummy! I can’t wait until summertime!!! Our mint & strawberries are planted right next to each other in the garden – these will be the perfect summer drink for us! thanks for a great post 🙂
Thanks Ming! It’s almost like your garden is “willing” you to fix up this cocktail! lol!
Wow. Mojitos are my all time favourite cocktail and strawberries are my all time favourite fruit. You are a genius. Yum. It’s autumn here in New Zealand so sadly I have to wait until next summer to try this cocktail out. I hope you have one for me.
Thanks so much!!!
You are so talented! What a beautiful drink! No one will refuse this yummy drink! Nice pictures as usual!
I just found your blog- your photos are amazing and this drink looks wonderful!
This looks amazing! The weather is finally getting nice in Boston so it might be time to make the first mojito of the season. I’ll start with this one!
It’s a perfect season for all delicious things made with strawberries, isn’t it? This is beautiful, Nam!
I will try it right now! My hubby and I went to an italian restaurant for dinner and had strawberry mojitos last night. Fresh in my memory -I will let you know how the come out ; )
with summer round the corne i am so glad i am came across your page … thanks …cant wait to try ….