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2 glasses of freshly made strawberry mojito mocktails. Drinks are garnished with fresh mint leaves and sliced strawberries. Each glass has a red and white striped straw in it.
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Strawberry Mojito Mocktail

Strawberry Mojito Mocktail is slightly sweet, bubbly, and has the fresh flavors of summer strawberries-- and it is family-friendly!
Course Beverage
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 Mojito
Calories 35kcal
Cost $1

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 1 Strawberry
  • 2-3 fresh mint leaves
  • ½ lime wedge
  • ½ tablespoon simple syrup or sugar. Syrup blends better.
  • 1 ½ teaspoon rum extract optional
  • 12 ounces sparkling water

Instructions

  • Add the sliced strawberry and mint leaves to the glass. Squeeze the lime wedge, then add it to the glass.
  • Use a muddler to muddle (press) the fruit until it is broken down and juicy.
  • Add simple syrup and rum extract (if using). Fill the glass half way with crushed ice. If you don't have crushed ice, ice cubes do just fine.
  • Add the sparkling water until the glass is full. Stir well. Garnished with fresh mint and fresh strawberries if desired.

Notes

  • If you don't have a muddle, you can use the handle end of a wooden spoon. The idea is to mash the fruit and mint.
  • The rum extract gives the drink that rum flavor. It can totally be left out and is still delightful!
  • Make it a cocktail by adding 1 ½ ounces of white rum, and leave the rum extract out. 
  • Simple syrup is made by heating equal parts of water and sugar just until the sugar is melted, then chill it. You can use straight sugar if you prefer, or honey, or a sugar substitute sweetener such as Swerve or Truvia. Make sure to use a conversion chart if you opt for a substitute.

Nutrition

Calories: 35kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 78mg | Potassium: 52mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 91IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 1mg