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Blood Orange Mojito

This blood orange mojito recipe is a refreshing twist on the classic mojito cocktail. It’s everything you love about a mojito with an extra hint of fresh citrus flavor.
Course Cocktail
Cuisine Canadian
Keyword blood orange mojito, mojito
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 mojito
Calories 185kcal
Author Julie & Debbie

Ingredients

FOR THE SIMPLE SYRUP

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar

FOR THE MOJITO

  • 1 oz blood orange juice
  • 2 oz rum
  • 1/2 oz simple syrup
  • 1/2 oz lime juiced
  • 4 - 8 mint leaves
  • 4 - 6 oz club soda

Instructions

MAKE SIMPLE SYRUP

  • Add 1 cup of sugar to 1 cup of water and bring the mixture to a boil on the stove and then reduce the heat to a simmer. 
  • Simmer for 5 - 10 mins or until the sugar has dissolved and the mixture has thickened slightly. You want it to just coat the back of a spoon. You don't want it too thick. 

MAKE THE MOJITO

  • Juice your blood oranges.  Your going to need about 1/2 to 1 orange per cocktail, depending on how juicy they are. 
  • Add the rum, mint, and blood orange juice to a glass or cocktail shaker. Smash it up with a cocktail muddler. 
  • Strain the rum into a glass (if you used a shaker) and add some more mint, the lime juice, and the simple syrup. Muddle just briefly again.  Fill the glass with ice.
  • Top the mixture with club soda add a few blood orange slices and garnish with a sprig of mint before serving.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cocktail | Calories: 185kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Sodium: 45mg | Potassium: 56mg | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 55IU | Vitamin C: 18.4mg | Iron: 0.5mg