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Fresh Kiwi & Mint Mojito Cocktail

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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!

Kiwi & Mint Mojito on a wooden board with slices of kiwi on the sides.

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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 specialty 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.

Ingredient for Fresh Kiwi & Mint Mojito Cocktail Recipe

White rum, club soda, fresh kiwi, and mint leaves.
  • white rum
  • mint leaves
  • fresh kiwi
  • Club soda

How to Make Fresh Kiwi & Mint Mojito Cocktail Recipe

The complete list of ingredients, quantities, and instructions can be found in the printable recipe card below.

Collage of creating Kiwi & Mint Mojito.
  1. Cut a kiwi in half and peel the skin off. Cut one half of the kiwi into 3 slices. (Photo 1)
  2. Add mint and kiwi to a glass and muddle for a minute. (Photo 2)
Collage of adding the rum and club soda in a clear glass.
  1. Fill the glass with ice.
  2. Add rum (Photo 3)
  3. Top with club soda (Photo 4)
  4. Garnish with fresh mint leaves and a kiwi slice (optional)
Two Kiwi & Mint Mojito sitting on a wooden board.

Fresh Kiwi & Mint Mojito Cocktail

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.

Two glasses of Kiwi & Mint Mojito.

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Kiwi and Mint Mojito Cocktail on a wooden board.
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Fresh Kiwi & Mint Mojito Cocktail Recipe


Author: Kim Schob
Course: Beverages
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Yields 1 Cocktail
This refreshing kiwi mint Mojito is light with just the perfect acidity and sweetness and makes for a great cocktail on hot days!

Ingredients 

  • 1 ½ oz (42 ½ g) white rum
  • 6 leaves mint
  • ½ of kiwi
  • Club soda

Instructions

  • 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 mint and kiwi
  • Cheers!

Notes

Recipes including or referencing alcohol are intended for adult consumption only (21+). Drink responsibly!

Nutrition Information

Calories: 126kcal (6%) Carbohydrates: 7g (2%) Protein: 1g (2%) Fat: 1g (2%) Saturated Fat: 1g (6%) Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g Monounsaturated Fat: 1g Sodium: 2mg Potassium: 145mg (4%) Fiber: 1g (4%) Sugar: 4g (4%) Vitamin A: 52IU (1%) Vitamin C: 42mg (51%) Calcium: 16mg (2%) Iron: 1mg (6%)

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  1. Oh, I love mojitos, but I never tried to add kiwi to one. This is delicious and such a great way to change up the regular mojito from time to time.

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