Classic Mojito

These classic mojitos don’t deviate from the simple recipe that made them a staple summer spirit, and they don’t need to. Our take on the classic Cuban cocktail perfectly balances smooth rum, tangy lime, and sharp mint. Taking only 5 minutes to make, our classic mojitos are the perfect companion to any summer gathering. With a mojito in hand, you can bring the island right into your kitchen.

Classic Mojito

The classic mojito is a refreshing summer favorite made with white rum, fresh mint leaves, lime juice, simple syrup, and soda water for a little fizz.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Cuban
Keyword: Boozy Drinks, Classic Mojito, Cuban, Mint, Mojito
Servings: 4
Calories: 176kcal


  • ½ cup Roughly chopped fresh mint
  • cup Sugar
  • 1 cup White rum
  • ½ cup Fresh lime juice
  • Crushed ice
  • Club soda
  • Fresh mint sprigs
  • Lime slices


  • Muddle chopped mint with sugar in a pitcher. Add rum and lime juice; stir to dissolve sugar. Strain mojitos into tall glasses.
  • Add ice to each drink; top with club soda. Garnish drinks with mint sprigs and lime slices.

Nutrition Facts

1 servings per container

  • Amount Per ServingCalories176
  • % Daily Value *
  • Sodium 1mg 1%
  • Total Carbohydrate 15g 5%

      * The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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      Written by Lisa Yarde

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