The Real Mojito

the perfect homemade mojito
The perfect homemade mojito
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10 leaves Fresh mint
½ Lime medium, cut into 3 wedges, divided
2 tbsp Sugar or to taste
1 cup Ice cubes or as needed
1 ½ fl oz White Rum
½ cup Club soda or as needed

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The Real Mojito


Looking for the perfect homemade mojito recipe? You are just a few steps away from The Real Mojito! Minty-fresh and citrusy flavors, as well as the combination of tart and sweet in this vibrant cocktail, make it just perfect.   

This simple and perfectly balanced cocktail starts with a few fresh ingredients plus sugar, ice, club soda, and of course, white rum. Place the mint leaves and a lime wedge in the bottom of a sturdy glass. Using a muddler, gently mash to release the oil from the mint and juice from the lime. Add two more lime wedges and sugar and muddle again. You don’t need to strain the mixture. Just add in the ice cubes and pour in the rum. Top with a splash of club soda, and you are good to go.     

To make the The Real Mojito, you will need the following ingredients:

Ingridiens for The Real Mojito

Steps to make The Real Mojito


Muddle mint and lime


Place 10 fresh mint leaves and 1 lime wedge in the bottom of a sturdy glass. Using a muddler, mash to release mint oils and lime juice.


Add sugar and more lime


Add in the remaining lime wedges and 2 tablespoons sugar and muddle again. Don’t strain the mixture.


Add ice, rum and club soda


Fill your glass almost to the top with 1 cup ice cubes. Pour in 1 ½ fluid ounces white rum and top with ½ cup club soda.



Stir and taste. Add more sugar if needed. Enjoy!

You will only need a few ingredients to make The Real Mojito recipe. Light and refreshing, this is the perfect cocktail to sip on with friends and family at any celebration. Give this recipe a try, and be sure to leave a comment with your thoughts.

Jelena is an interior designer and young mom! As a busy working mom, her time is precious so she’s always looking for a quick and efficient way to get things done. Jelena is very creative, but has a strong practical side. She loves trying new things and travels a lot, especially around Europe. The kitchen is Jelena’s safe space, where she can let her creative side out and dedicate herself to her favorite hobby - cooking!

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This is a real mojito drink like at the bar. Awesome!

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