Fresh Pineapple Mojito
You only need a few ingredients to enjoy fresh pineapple mojitos at home! You can make the pineapple simple syrup ahead of time and refrigerate it until ready to use.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
- 2 wedges lime
- 2 chunks pineapple
- 4 mint leaves
- 1 1/2 ounces rum
- 1 1/2 ounces pineapple simple syrup (recipe follows)
- club soda (soda water)
- pineapple wedges for garnish (optional)
Pineapple simple syrup:
- 1 cup pineapple chopped (can use a blender)
- 2 Tablespoons coconut sugar (or more, to taste)
- 1 cup water
To make the pineapple simple syrup:
Simmer the 1 cup chopped pineapple, coconut sugar, and water over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, for 30 minutes. Add more coconut sugar to achieve desired level of sweetness.
Allow to cool and refrigerate until ready to use.
To make a mojito:
In a tall glass, add the lime, pineapple chunks, and mint leaves. Muddle a few times to release the flavors.
Add the pineapple simple syrup and rum.
Give it a stir.
Add ice cubes to fill the glass.
Top with club soda.
Garnish with a wedge of pineapple, if desired. Enjoy!
Add more coconut sugar if you prefer a sweeter beverage or if your pineapple isn't very sweet.
Calories: 266kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 1g | Sodium: 17mg | Potassium: 359mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 32g | Vitamin A: 360IU | Vitamin C: 159mg | Calcium: 43mg | Iron: 1.2mg