Six Scrummy Moscow Mule Recipes To Live for For

December 18, 2017 (Last Updated: March 9, 2019) - As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

We just announced our new topic and we are going to be diving full on into Moscow Mules. If you haven’t made a Moscow Mule before, the basics are that it contains vodka, ginger beer, lime, and it is served in a copper mug. In a future post, we will examine the individual ingredients and also talk about that copper mug. Today, however, we are going to do some exploring. We are going to look at some marvelous non-traditional Mule inspired recipes from around the internet and I will share those links with you.

Also, if you didn’t catch the title, we used the word ‘scrummy.’ I am not even sure if it is a real word, but I love it. We just got the latest season of The Great British Baking Show and that is a word that Mary Berry tends to use. If you haven’t watched it and like cooking type shows, check it out on Netflix or PBS. It is refreshing compared to many US style competition shows, as these people are nice to each other. The judges are nice. Everybody is just nice. PLUS, it is entertaining. Alright, enough of my rambling. ON TO THE LINKS!

Blueberry Basil Moscow Mule from Supergolden Bakes

This recipe really stood out to me, as blueberries are one of my favorite fruits. Even though Winter is getting into full swing and this feels like a Spring drink, I don’t care. I need some Spring and blueberries in my life.

Picture of the blueberry moscow mule with a blue background and on a table with blueberries and lemons

Cranberry Mule-ritas from UrbanBlissLife

Not your ordinary Moscow Mule. What I really like about this is that Marlynn uses both tequila and cranberries in the drink. Marlynn’s blog focuses on food, wine, and travel… all awesome things to be writing about. She admits that she is not a cranberry fan unless if it is in a drink, but don’t drinks make many things taste great?

Cranberry Mule Rita with a bottle of Hoinitos Tequila in the background

Raspberry Moscow Mule Cake from Recipe Lion and The Cookie Rookie

I have been using a site called Recipe Lion to find recipes on occasion and found a cake that was inspired by the cocktail. I tend to appreciate when people take classic food or cocktail recipes and adapt them to the opposite. So, in this case, I found a Moscow Mule cake.

The author incorporates ginger beer and limes into the recipe and it looks taaast-ey.

Clementine Moscow Mule from Umami Girl

This recipe isn’t that much different than the traditional classic, but the added ingredient of clementine juice really seems like an ingredient that would bring some bang and color to the cocktail. It keeps with the citrus motif and adds some orangey sweetness to the mix. Additionally, Carolyn Cope, the owner is a columnist on Serious Eats, which I am a HUGE fan of. Those guys and gals are the f*cking bombs.

overhead photo of clementine mule with some of the utensils and ingredients needed to make them

Cranberry Pear Moscow Mules from Spices In My DNA!

This mule has sugared cranberries. This mule has pear nectar. Molly even made a video! IT HAS IT ALL! Really, though, this looks like a super cool drink with some great flavors.

Pear and Cranberry Moscow Mule

Spiced Cranberry Mule from The Good Hearted Woman

We just finished up our hot toddy series and really sunk in with fall flavors there. Well, we are not done with Fall with this recipe. Renee makes a mean Spiced Cranberry Mule that has many of the same warm fireplace flavors that I love. She shows how to make a spiced simple syrup which can be used for this or other fall cocktails, as well. It sure looks awesome.

Spiced Mule in a copper cup with a some cranberries and green leafy spice on the table.

I hope you enjoyed this roundup of Moscow Mule Recipe posts. It would be awesome if you took the time to check out these recipes! Also, please pin this post and sign up to get updates via email.

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30 Comments

  • Reply
    jacquee | i sugar coat it!
    December 18, 2017 at 11:15 am

    LOVE a good mule! The cranberry-pear, in particular, sounds like a real treat!

    • Reply
      Ben
      December 18, 2017 at 12:16 pm

      Make sure to give it a try!

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    Julie
    December 18, 2017 at 11:33 am

    So many options of my delicious favorite drink. Love the recipes and will have to try them this holiday season.

    • Reply
      Ben
      December 18, 2017 at 12:17 pm

      Enough Mules for almost all of the holidays (I have a few Moscow Mule posts left, so stay tuned!)

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    Deepika
    December 18, 2017 at 11:47 am

    What a delicious collection of drinks. I am especially interested in Blueberry Basil Moscow Mule.

    • Reply
      Ben
      December 18, 2017 at 12:17 pm

      I LOVE blueberries.

  • Reply
    Demeter
    December 18, 2017 at 11:54 am

    I love how you can customize this drink so many way….something for everyone!

    • Reply
      Ben
      December 18, 2017 at 12:18 pm

      Pretty much! Drink what you like, right?

  • Reply
    Ginny McMeans
    December 18, 2017 at 12:00 pm

    Love this article! I had my first Moscow Mule 2 years ago and have been dreaming about them ever since. These are going to be great to go through.

    • Reply
      Ben
      December 18, 2017 at 12:13 pm

      They are some great recipes! Make sure to click on the links and check a few out. Thanks for visiting!

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    Alicia Taylor
    December 19, 2017 at 11:29 am

    Oh yum! Moscow mules are my favorite drink and I’ve loved every version I’ve tried. I think the next on my list will be that Blueberry Basil Mule! I’ve never tried that!

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    Elaine @ Dishes Delish
    December 19, 2017 at 2:34 pm

    I would definitely make and more importantly, drink every single one of these Moscow mules! Not in one sitting mind you, because I want to savor every single one of them. Great little roundup!

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    Dominique | Perchance to Cook
    December 19, 2017 at 7:12 pm

    I call cranberry pear moscow mule! I love all the variations to one of my favorite cocktails. This is perfect for this time of year! Thanks for posting!

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    Jenni LeBaron
    December 19, 2017 at 9:01 pm

    Both the blueberry and clementine mules look divine! Those sugared cranberries are so pretty though.

  • Reply
    Nicola @ Happy Healthy Motivated
    December 20, 2017 at 6:37 am

    I feel super embarrassed to say it, but I’ve never had a moscow mule before! The spiced cranberry one sounds so good for Christmas. Maybe I’ll give it a try this year!

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      Ben
      December 20, 2017 at 10:22 am

      What better time to change that than now?!! Well, maybe wait a few hours, but you get where I am going with that. 😉

  • Reply
    Jessica Robinson
    December 20, 2017 at 3:16 pm

    Loving all the different drink recipes! They all sound so yummy!

  • Reply
    Rachel (Little Chef Big Appetite)
    December 21, 2017 at 7:36 am

    I love Moscow Mules! I didn’t realize there were so many cool flavor variations.

    • Reply
      Ben
      December 21, 2017 at 10:49 am

      We can make up some new ones, even! 🙂

  • Reply
    Sharon Glascoe
    December 21, 2017 at 8:29 pm

    So many great ways to enjoy a mule. Yum! Really like the festive ones with cranberries.

  • Reply
    Helene
    December 23, 2017 at 8:49 am

    This goes for my husband because he needs to prepare me a cocktail today. We have a deal, I cook today and he surprises me with a great cocktail. He will have some choice here too. That’s a great collection Ben!

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    Paige
    December 24, 2017 at 2:02 pm

    All of these look refreshing and festive – nice work!

  • Reply
    parth rathod
    December 24, 2017 at 11:11 pm

    This looks so good, i would love to try them
    thank you for sharing

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    December 26, 2017 at 10:04 am

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    Stacey
    December 27, 2017 at 8:13 am

    Mules are my favorite, love the variations and they’re all so gorgeous! Yum.

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    Monica | Nourish & Fete
    December 27, 2017 at 1:58 pm

    So many great choices – I especially love the clementine mule! I can’t get enough citrus at this time of year.

  • Reply
    Veena Azmanov
    December 29, 2017 at 7:48 am

    OH wow. Each an everyone is on my list of must try! Love a good moscow mule..

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    Claire @ The Simple, Sweet Life
    January 1, 2018 at 6:58 pm

    My husband and I just recently discovered the Moscow mule (I know, apparently we’ve been living our adult lives under a rock) and it’s definitely our new favorite. I can’t wait to give these fun variations a try!

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    Sara
    January 3, 2018 at 9:10 pm

    I could go for a few of these right now! Moscow mules are perfect for cold days!

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