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Easy Berry Mojito Drink Recipe

This fruity mojito drink recipe is perfect for a party drink or if you just want a refreshing sip of something sweet right at home. We love it with berries! If you loved our holiday cranberry Moscow mule drink this will become a new fave too.


This berry mojito drink recipe is super versatile! Use fresh or frozen fruit, or just make them the traditional style and it’s great either way. We featured this in our summer cocktail recipe roundup and it was really popular! (affiliate links present, originally published 4/20)

Mixed Berry Mojito

You really could use any fruits in this that you like. Both fresh and frozen work but of course fresh is always best as far as flavor goes as well as the way that it looks. Frozen fruit defrosted will be a bit mushy in texture and not as plump and beautiful but will add the same type of flavor you are looking for.

Best Berry Mojito Recipe

Making this the best for you is to your liking. You can make a mojito mocktail with gingerale if you would rather. The type of fruits you use typically depends on what is fresh in stores for me.

What does a mojito taste like?

Typically, it’s made with fresh mint muddled with lime juice, sugar, and rum! Add ice and soda water to make a tall drink that is a bit tart, with a punch from the rum. Ours has even more with strawberries and blueberries. Change it up and see which way you like them best. 😉

It’s sweeter than our popular lime drink or lotus drink recipes, both can be made with or non alcoholic.

strawberry mojito recipe

What do you mean by muddle?

If you have never heard of this term, don’t be scared. It is easy peasy. It just means to mix up, crush or jumble the ingredients into a drink so the flavors become more intense. Smashing would be a similar term I suppose. 

  • You can grab a muddle here if you don’t have one already at home.
How do you muddle properly? 

1. Choose a mason jar or highball glass that is sturdy. You can choose to use a cocktail shaker too if you prefer. If you choose a thiner glass, it may break or chip the glass.
2. Muddle the mint leaves in the bottom which means to crush with a muddler to break down ingredients into smaller pieces.
3. Add sugar, fruit, or whatever else and gently mash them together so pieces become smaller and some juices emerge.
4. Then pour in your liquid to make your drink of choice.

This mojito recipe is probably one of our favorite baby shower drinks to serve because it’s sweet and so pretty.

berry mojito

Mojito ingredients

  1. White rum
  2. Fresh mint
  3. Sugar
    1. Want a keto mojito? Use this sugar free simple syrup instead
  4. Sparkling water
  5. Fresh lime
    1. Freshly squeezed lime wedge to gently press on to the side is a nice tough

Additional ingredients we used were:

  • Blackberries
  • Strawberries
  • Blueberries
    • could use fresh or frozen, whatever is available

It’s the perfect rum cocktail served over ice for all of your guests. An easy way to create a refreshing drink for yourself or during a pool party.

mojito recipe with rum

This is how you should create each one so it has the most flavor possible. Choose the glasses you are going to use. If you want thinner glasses to serve them in, then make them in a cocktail shaker and fill the glass when it’s done.

  • Muddle half of mint leaves and fruit leaving some larger pieces.
  • Pour in sugar, ice and rum and then stir.
  • Top off with club soda.
  • Garnish with larger fruit and mint pieces.
  • Squeeze some fresh lime juice on top.
  • Can add slice of lime on side too.

Mojito mocktail

For this version, just omit the alcohol and use lemon lime soda or ginger ale instead.

Sounds delicious right?? It doesn’t have to be hot, at a pool party to enjoy this though. Try this sparkling refresher any time of the year really. Most of the ingredients you’ll need may already be at home right now.

mixed berry mojito

Looking for other cool options to serve this summer. For non alcoholic I like making our own Lipton sweet tea on the stovetop, in the sun or otherwise. Here are a few other cocktail recipes you might enjoy.

  • Or a traditional Moscow mule drink is amazing
  • You could make our watermelon juice recipe with a little rum or vodka in it
  • My favorite treat is this pineapple cocktail made with coconut rum or rum lime juice!

Our party punch is a mocktail but always a hit with everyone too!

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Mojito Drink Recipe

This fruity mojito drink recipe is perfect for a party drink or if you just want a refreshing sip of something sweet right at home. We love it with berries!
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword cocktail, drink, mocktail, mojito
Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 318kcal
Author The Typical Mom



  • 4 oz rum or use ginger ale for mocktails
  • 3 blackberries
  • 3 raspberries
  • 2 strawberries sliced
  • 8 blueberries
  • 6 mint leaves
  • 2 tsp sugar or sweetener
  • 4 oz sparkling water could use lemon lime soda for a sweeter drink
  • 1 lime squeezed


  • Add fruit and half of your mint leaves to cup or glass and muddle to extract some juice but still leave some larger pieces. Put this into your serving glass.
  • Add your sugar, ice, and then your rum (or ginger ale). Stir so everything is mixed well.
  • Top off with sparkling water or lemon lime soda. Top with additional whole pieces of fruit, squeeze of lime, and rest of fresh mint leaves for garnish.


Nutrition Facts
Mojito Drink Recipe
Amount Per Serving (2 oz)
Calories 318 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 27mg1%
Potassium 37mg1%
Carbohydrates 14g5%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 11g12%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 255IU5%
Vitamin C 19.9mg24%
Calcium 15mg2%
Iron 0.3mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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