22 Must-Try Mojito Recipes for Summer
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22 Must-Try Mojito Recipes for Summer

While margaritas are a must on Cinco de Mayo and bubbly is a New Year’s Eve necessity, nothing says summer quite like a refreshing mojito. Whether you’re sipping your drink poolside, seaside or even couch-side, there’s something about that minty lime flavor that cools you off after a long day at the office. We’ve already shared some of our favorite mojito recipes (pumpkin! very berry! strawberry!), but now we’re shaking things up with 22 must-try takes on the classic cocktail that are guaranteed to add a little Caribbean flair to any summer soiree. Serve one (or five) at your next BBQ bash for an ice cold treat that will have everyone daydreaming about tropical breezes and steel drum bands.

1. Mango Mojito: Ripe mangos and cool mint make for one truly sweet mojito. (via Spicy Southern Kitchen)

2. Cranberry Mojito: Whether you’re summer-sipping on the 4th of July or jingle-belling around the Christmas tree in December, a cranberry mojito adds a fun and festive touch. (via Santa Barbara Chic)

3. Blueberry Mojito: Give one of breakfast’s biggest stars a happy hour hack that will have you counting down ‘til five o’clock. (via Our State)

4. Pineapple Cinnamon Mojito: Refreshing cocktail or delectable dessert? This cream-topped delight delivers both at once. Which is why we’ll take two. (via Tattooed Martha)

5. Basil Cucumber Mojito: We love infusing our water with basil and cucumber (mainly because it makes us feel like we’re at a spa), so why not take this refreshing tip and apply it to an adult beverage? Whip out this recipe whenever you need a light, invigorating pick-me-up. (via Satori Design for Living)

6. Skinny Mint Mojito: We all love a good mojito, but not the extra calories that come along with it. Enjoy your favorite summer sip (while still fitting into your bikini!) with this 72-cal spin on the traditional recipe. (via LaurendaMarie)

7. Basil Lychee Mojito: No rum at the ready? No problem; this unique variation calls for gin instead. (via Supergolden Bakes)

8. Zesty Lemon Lime Mojito: Ginger-infused simple syrup takes this zesty zinger of a mojito from a might-try to a must-have. (via SoupAddict)

9. Sweet Tea Mojito: Everyone’s favorite Southern sip just got the ultimate Caribbean makeover! Mix up your mojito by adding crushed sweet tea ice cubes. (via Becca Bakes)

10. Original Lime Mojito: When it comes to shaking up the perfect mojito, this simple yet superb combination of lime and mint will never let you down. (via Cooking LSL)

11. Champagne Grapefruit Pineapple Mojito: Champagne, grapefruit juice and pineapple vodka offer an original combination of flavors just perfect for switching things up. (via Cooks with Cocktails)

12. Pineapple Mojito: Jamaica meets Hawaii when you muddle mint, sugar and fresh pineapple. Pineapple party! (via Jelly Toast)

13. Strawberry Jalapeno Mojito: Add extra sizzle to your summer with this spicy concoction that combines sweet strawberries and hot jalapenos. Now, who’s got the salsa? (via PDXfoodlove)

14. Raspberry Mint Mojito: Your go-to summer cocktail just got even better with the addition of sweet, antioxidant-rich raspberries. (via Eat Yourself Skinny)

15. Frosty Coconut Mojito: Can’t swing a tropical vacay this year? No sweat! Bring the best of the tropics to your home by shaking up a coconut-infused mojito that’s perfect anytime, anywhere. (via How Sweet It Is)

16. Moscato Mojito: When you can’t quite decide between a mojito and a glass of wine, this sweet sip offers the best of both worlds. (via bell’alimento)

17. Strawberry Lemonade Mojito: What would summer be without strawberries and lemonade? This recipe gives the time-trusted fave a fun, grownup twist. (via Eating Richly)

18. Peach Mojito: Hot and humid afternoons have nothing on this blissful blend of summer peaches and lemon juice. (via My Recipes)

19. Lavender Mojito: Lavender-infused simple syrup adds light flavor, while a pretty sprig makes a super cute cocktail stirrer. (via Sugar and Charm)

20. Orange Basil Mojito: Bored with mimosas at brunch? Change things up with this orange basil masterpiece that’s sure to satisfy any citrus lover. (via Dine + Dish)

21. Triple Berry Mojito: What’s better than a mojito made with strawberries, blueberries or raspberries? One that combines all three, obviously. (via How Sweet It Is)

22. Lemongrass Mojito: Lemongrass isn’t just for soups and stir-fries. Serve this lemongrass mojito at your next dinner party along with Pad Thai and Drunken Noodles for a pairing that’s as unique as it is delicious. (via Season with Spice)

Which of these must-try mojitos are you ready to shake up this summer? Tell us below!