My husband is a big fan of mojitos, and he knew just what he wanted to make at our last get together. Since we had fresh key limes and key lime juice (from Key West!), it was easy to create these party cocktails. We also skipped the mint muddling and kept it simple.
Key Lime Mojitos
Want the easy recipe? Read on!
At the Aladdin Home Entertaining Mason Jar party I hosted last weekend, we served up four easy cocktails that were made in large quantities. While these recipes can be trimmed down for one or doubled and tripled for one hundred, here is how we served up a gallon of sweet and minty key lime mojitos.
How do I make a mojito?
- 3 cups Bacardi White Rum
- 1 cup fresh lime juice
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 liter of soda water
- Fresh mint
- Crushed ice
- Key lime wedges (both for garnish and for mixing in the cocktail)
- In a large pitcher, combine the rum, limes and lime juices, and sugar. Add in soda water and stir. Top with mint sprigs.
- Garnish with key lime wedges extra mint if desired.
- Serve over crushed ice.
Want to make this a cocktail for one? Simply add 1 oz of white rum with fresh mint, key lime wedges, crushed ice, and a. splash of lime juice. Fill cup with soda water. Cheers!
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 626Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 38mgCarbohydrates: 57gFiber: 1gSugar: 51gProtein: 0g
The nutritional information here is an estimate. While I try to provide accurate information via Nutritionix, this information is provided as a courtesy and there is no guarantee that it will be completely accurate. I am not a certified nutritionist and any information sunnysweetdays.com should only be used as a general guideline.
We decided to not muddle the mint (I know, that is what MAKES a mojito a mojito!), but we didn’t need to. Once this drink was good to go, the mint flavor had already mixed into the cocktail. It was a very refreshingly sweet drink perfect for a pool party or outdoor soiree. We also created our own soda water with our Sodastream. While completely optional, we both recommend investing in a Sodastream to make cocktail mixing a LOT easier! We always have a variety of cocktail mixers on hand since we have the Sodastream and a few different flavors.
Do you like mojitos? Extra mint for me please!