Mojito

Honey Blueberry Mojito – twisting up a classic cocktail

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So, we have made what we feel to be our best Mojito recipe and now let’s have some fun. Of course it is great to try and perfect a classic. It is also fun to take what is great and throw our own ideas into the mix. For me, with a Mojito, it means making a Honey Blueberry Mojito. Go straight to recipe.

Why A Honey Blueberry Mojito?

Not gonna lie… I love blueberries. They are probably one of my favorite fruits. I love making blueberry ice cream, I love eating blueberries, and I love having them around. This is one thing that I generally pick up at the store when I can. And honey? Some of you might now that I am a beekeeper, so I do enjoy to throw honey in the mix whenever I can. A mojito calls for a sugar, and what better way to mix up the classic cocktail than to use nature’s sugar. Even Hemingway drank a variation of the Mojito that had honey (Gregorio’s Rx).
Honey Blueberry Mojito ingredients

We get to keep all the things that are great about a Mojito (mint, rum, lime), but get to add some extra flair to the classic cocktail in a way that is both tasty and looks beautiful. So, enjoy!

honey blueberry mojito

Honey Blueberry Mojito

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Serves: 1 Cooking Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • Club Soda
  • 2 Oz White rum (Bacardi)
  • 1/2 Lime
  • 1/4 cup fresh blueberries + a few for garnish
  • 2 Tbsp honey
  • 12 Mint leaves + 1 sprig for garnish
  • Ice (I used 8 large cubes)

Instructions

1

Cut lime into 4 sections.

2

Place lime into shaker along with the honey, blueberries, and 12 mint leaves.

3

Muddle until muddled well. Not muddled enough? muddle some more.

4

Add rum and ice.

5

Vigorously shake all ingredients for 15 seconds.

6

Pour entire content of shaker into highball glass.

7

Top with Club Soda

8

Garnish and enjoy

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1 Comment

  • Reply
    Mary
    August 29, 2017 at 2:24 pm

    So….just finished reading your post about beekeeping and very nearly asked for your favorite cocktail with honey! 🙂 This looks delicious. Will give it a try! Thanks for the recipe!

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