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Best Hibiscus Mojito {Cocktail or Mocktail}

This All-Natural Hibiscus Mint Mojito is the ideal spring and summer sipping cocktail or mocktail! Using tangy, lemony, floral hibiscus syrup; refreshing mint, zesty lime, and boozy kick of rum, you’ll feel like you’ve been transported to the tropics!

tall glass filled with hibiscus mojito topped with mint, lime slice in foreground and hibiscus flower in background

Mojitos are one of my favorite summer drinks with all of that delicious mint and fizz, then and add to it the bright notes of Hibiscus Simple Syrup and you have one beautiful craft cocktail!

tall glass filled with hibiscus mojito topped with mint, lime slice in foreground and hibiscus flower in background

How to Make Hibiscus Simple Syrup

There is a bit of planning involved, first make up a batch of this simple  Hibiscus Simple Syrup, though if you must, you can buy it, but it’s truly so simple AND tastes much better than anything bottled! I hope you make some, it’s wonderful in and on so many different things, check the post out for ideas, like making this sublime Healthy Hibiscus Margarita!

How to make Hibiscus Simple Syrup! This recipe from thefreshcooky is well, simple and oh so delicious! Use it for craft cocktails, mojitos, stir into iced-tea, spritzers or a twist on a Shirley Temple. Made with dried, natural hibiscus flours, natural sugar and water! Makes a lovely gift as well! #floral #cocktail #hibiscussyrup #simplesyrup #hibiscus #flowerycocktail #driedhibiscusflowers #syrup #mocktails

Making a Hibiscus Mojito

Let’s get mixin’! Get out a nice tall glass, you’ll fill most of it up with ice and club soda, so don’t worry!

Place your mint along with a teaspoon of agave syrup (more if sweeter drink is desired) or equal amount of sugar in the bottom of the glass and muddle it; gently now, you don’t want to release the bitter part of the mint.

tall glass with mint in bottom and muddler, with agave and slice of lime and lime juice in background.

Keeping the mint in the bottom of the glass, pour in rum and lime juice, gently stir with muddler.

No Muddler? Simply use the handle of a heavy wooden spoon. Do you have one of these mini measuring cups! My fave!

Pouring rum into tall glass

Pour in Hibiscus Simple Syrup and give it a gentle stir.

Pouring hibiscus simple syrup into tall glass using mini measuring cup.

Fill your glass with ice — personally, I prefer crushed, it’s up to you!

tall glass full of crushed ice, half full with hibiscus simple syrup, rum. Hibiscus syrup in small pitcher, rum bottle and hibiscus flower in background.

Using a cocktail stirring spoon, stir to mix the liquids in the glass around a bit.

Pour in your club soda, I love these all-natural Qdrinks Club Soda’s! They are so delicious, fresh, ultra-carbonated and the perfect cocktail size!

Pouring club soda into tall glass

Give it a gentle stir, garnish with a sprig of fresh mint, lime slice and maybe even a piece of hibiscus flower.

This simple mojito recipe is beautiful for Easter, Mother’s Day, Cinco de Mayo celebrations, Ladies Luncheons, Tea Parties, Garden Parties, BBQ’s and more! A healthy, simple minty floral drink!

Recipes to enjoy along with your Mojito

top down picture of hibiscus mojito in tall glass with lime slice, hibiscus flower (dried) and mint as garnish. Hibiscus flowers in background.

That’s it, go put your feet up and sip this lovely, bright, flowery and tangy cocktail. Perfect for a GNO at your house, sipping by the pool, lounging in a hammock, you name it, it’ll transport you to the tropics in no time. Not just for girls either; guys, my husband loved this cocktail, it’s not overly sweet whatsoever!

How to Make a Hibiscus Mojito | www.thefreshcooky.com

Please sip responsibly! This recipe is for 21+ only unless making a mocktail (minus the rum).

Hand holding glass with Hibiscus Mojito in front of Hibiscus flowering bush in background

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Yield: 1 cocktail or mocktail

Hibiscus Mojito Mocktail or Cocktail

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

This All-Natural Hibiscus Mojito is the ideal summer/spring patio cocktail! Tangy, floral hibiscus syrup, refreshing mint, zesty lime, a a kick of rum, you'll feel like you've been transported to the tropics! Omit the rum for a refreshing mocktail!

Ingredients

  • 5-10 mint leaves, washed, stems removed
  • 1-2 teaspoons agave syrup (or sub. with natural sugar)
  • 2 tablespoons of lime juice, fresh (about 1 small lime)
  • 1.5-2 oz Hibiscus Simple Syrup
  • 1-2 oz rum, light or dark (I used dark)
  • 5-6 oz Club Soda
  • Cubed or crushed ice
  • Lime wedge and mint sprig for garnish (optional)

Instructions

  1. Gently muddle your mint in the bottom of a tall glass (such as a mojito glass, highball). Carefully use a gentle twisting motion with the muddler*.
  2. Pour in agave or sugar and gently muddle into mint. Add lime juice, rum and hibiscus syrup.Stir gently to combine. Fill the glass with ice; crushed or cubed (I prefer crushed)
  3. Slowly pour in club soda to fill up glass and gently stir to mix.Serve with a garnish of lime and mint, if desired.

Notes

No Muddler? Simply use the handle of a heavy wooden spoon.

If using rum this recipe is for 21+ ~ Please drink responsibly.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

1

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 250Total Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 47mgCarbohydrates: 30gFiber: 10gSugar: 11gProtein: 4g

The nutritional information is estimated and may not be entirely accurate, at times it pulls information for suggestions and options which may increase calories, etc.

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