Mojitos: recipe to toast on a night with friends

The mojitos have a recipe super easy to make and besides being a very refreshing drink, they are the ideal cocktail to toast on a night with friends and good chat.

Both Cuban gastronomy and cocktails are recognized throughout the world for creating various mixtures of incredible flavors, which tell us in a delicious way what culture and day-to-day life are like on that beautiful island.

mojitos recipe

Just thinking about its taste makes you thirsty! Get all the ingredients ready and get ready to make some mojitos that will be the perfect excuse to liven up any meeting.

Preparation time10 minutesCooking time 0 minutesCategoryDrinkCuisineCubanKeywordsDrink, alcohol, cocktailFor how many people3PortionMediumCalories217Fat0.4 g


  • 3 glasses of white rum
  • 15 – 18 mint leaves
  • 6 pieces of lemon
  • juice of 3 lemons
  • 3 spoonfuls of sugar
  • Ice
  • Soda


Step 1. Marinate

In a small cup or bowl, mix the mint leaves with the sugar and gently press down with a mortar and pestle until a paste forms. Add the lemon juice and stir with a spoon.

Step 2. Mix

Put ice in a long glass, followed by two pieces of lemon, a little of the paste from the mixture you made in the previous step, a glass of rum and add soda until the glass is full. If necessary, stir with a mixer so that all the ingredients are integrated.

Step 3. Decorate

Give your mojito a special touch by decorating it with a piece of lemon on the rim of the glass, a mint leaf or whatever you prefer.

We leave you a video with the step by step of this ideal drink to share on a night with friends, cheers!

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