How to Make a Perfect Mojito

Mojito, Cuba’s oldest cocktail, comes in variety of flavours. With wide range to select from, it can sometimes become a chore to decide and make a mojito cocktail for your family guests. If you are looking for an effortless and flavourful mojito that can be ready within five minutes, try this perfect mojito recipe. It is very easy to prepare, consisting of less than five ingredients. However, you are always welcome to experiment with the ingredients to come up with variety and new flavour ever time.

Perfect Mojito is bitter, light and sometimes fruity. It serves a real refreshing cocktail to quench your loved ones’ thirst during hot summers.

Prep time: 5 min
Cook time: Nil
Total time: 5 min
Yield: 5 servings
Utensils: Beverage or cocktail shaker, cocktail glasses, stirrers

Ice cubes or crushed ice
Light rum: 6 ounces
Mint sprigs: 12
Fresh lime juice: 6 tablespoons
Sugar: 4 tablespoons
Club soda
Lime – fresh: 5 slices


  • 1

    Rinse and drain 12 fresh mint sprigs. Remove their thick stems and then roughly crush them.

  • 2

    Place some ice cubes or crushed ice in an old-fashioned cocktail glass and top with the crushed mint. Place this glass in your fridge until blend the remaining ingredients.

  • 3

    Take a beverage or cocktail shaker and place 4 tablespoons of sugar in it.

  • 4

    Top the sugar with 6 ounces of light rum and 6 tablespoons of fresh lime juice.

  • 5

    Place the beverage/cocktail shaker’s lid at the top to seal it and shake it well until you feel that the sugar is completely dissolved.

  • 6

    Take out the glass from fridge and pour the rum-sugar mixture into it. Stir to mix it with the mint.

  • 7

    Now divide the rum-mint mixture equally among five medium cocktail glasses of your choice.

  • 8

    Top each cocktail glass with a splash of cool club soda and garnish with fresh lime slices. You can place the lime slice on the sides of the cocktail glasses or simple float them.

  • 9

    Your Perfect Mojito is ready; serve with stirring rods and enjoy the refreshing taste.

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