The flavors of kiwi and mint come together in this delightful mojito. This cocktail is a refreshing take on the classic mojito, it is made with fresh kiwi, club soda, fresh mint, and white rum. Perfect for a get-together on the porch or by the pool!
Let’s talk about mojitos!
This Havana-born traditional cocktail is a summertime favorite. The classic mojito consists of five ingredients: white rum, sugar, lime juice, soda water, and mint. But, mojitos have many fruity variations and they can be made with a variety of different fruits. A Kiwi Mint Mojito is a fruity twist on a classic mojito. This recipe has only 4 ingredients and requires less sugar than the original drink, making it healthier too! It tastes like summer in a glass and is perfect for your next get-together or tailgate party.
Why You’ll Love Our Fresh Kiwi & Mint Mojito Cocktail Recipe
This recipe for a fresh kiwi and mint mojito cocktail has me completely smitten! Totally in love! Below are some of the reasons why I enjoy this drink, and I am confident that you will enjoy it as well for the same reasons.
- Kiwi Mint Mojitos include only four ingredients making it a perfect speciality cocktail to whip up in a pinch.
- Kiwis are sweet and slightly acidic, and their flavor enhances the refreshing and stimulating taste of white rum.
- The recipe is simple to follow! This incredible cocktail necessitates no blood or sweat! Simply combine the ingredients and enjoy!
- It’s refreshing and can be enjoyed year round
Equipment Needed To Make Fresh Kiwi & Mint Mojito Cocktail Recipe
For this recipe, you’ll need a cocktail muddler. It’s similar to a pestle, a tool that unleashes the essence of fresh ingredients (or dry ingredients like spices), giving your drinks depth and taste by infusing them with the appropriate mix of flavor.
You’ll also need a cutting board and a knife as well as a few cocktail classes!
Full directions and measurements for this dish are in the printable recipe card below. These step by step photos and instructions are here to help you visualize how to make this recipe.
Ingredient for Fresh Kiwi & Mint Mojito Cocktail Recipe
- white rum
- mint leaves
- fresh kiwi
- Club soda
How to Make Fresh Kiwi & Mint Mojito Cocktail Recipe
- Cut a kiwi in half and peel the skin off. Cut one half of the kiwi into 3 slices.
- Add mint and kiwi to a glass and muddle for a minute.
- Fill the glass with ice.
- Add rum
- Top with club soda
- Garnish with fesh mint leaves and a kiwi slice (optinal)
What to Serve/Pair with Your Fresh Kiwi & Mint Mojito Cocktail Recipe
Mojitos, pair really well with seafood! You can serve this Kiwi Mint Mojito alongside shrimp/prawns, fish tacos, or ceviche, as they are all excellent options for a meal pairing. Mojitos also go great with chips and a variety of dips or pair it with a main course such as enchiladas for a complete meal. Because kiwi mojitos are sweet, they should be served alongside items that are salty to provide a more balanced flavor experience.
Fresh Kiwi & Mint Mojito Cocktail Recipe FAQs
Do you salt the rim of a mojito cocktail glass?
Traditionally mojito’s are not salted. But, that doesn’t mean you can salt or even sugar your the rim of your glass if you want to!
Can I use tequila instead of rum in this mojito recipe?
Some recipes substitute tequila for the rum. Which transforms your mojito into a Mojito Margarita! You can even add sour mix if you’d like.
Can I make Kiwi Mint Mojito non-alcoholic?
Yes, you can have mojitos for kids as well. By removing the rum, these kiwi mojitos can also be served as a mocktail or non-alcoholic beverage.
What other fruits can I use in a Mojito cocktail?
As an alternative to kiwis and limes, you can make Mojitos with strawberries, blueberries, or pineapple. They enhance the sweetness and acidity of your cocktail, which complements the white rum well.
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