Blackberry Mojito Recipe: A Clever Twist on the Classic Cocktail

blackberry mojito in glass with ice cubes.

On a hot summer day, cool refreshment is like a remedy. All you require to refresh yourself is a cold mojito. It is a common beverage in Cuba and comes in various flavors. Blackberries and rum are used to create the Blackberry Mojito variation.

With the addition of blackberries, it is prepared with the standard mojito ingredients. Blackberries are a good provider of fiber and vitamins A, C, and K. This quick-to-prepare cocktail can be made quickly.

This blackberry mojito recipe is incredibly simple to prepare and adds fresh blackberries for a fun twist on the traditional cocktail. Here’s a simple recipe for a delicious blackberry mojito.

How to make Blackberry Mojito

blackberry mojito in glass with ice cubes.

Blackberry Mojito Recipe

Mansi Akaveeya
There's a reason why the mojito is a classic drink. In the peak of summer, the blackberry mojito recipe is a fantastic way to use fresh blackberries and mint.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Drinks
Cuisine cuba
Servings 2 cup


  • Three-Piece Cobbler Shaker with Built-In Strainer ( You can have your Shaker and Strainer Separately too.)
  • Twisted Bar Spoon with Disk Muddler
  • Straws
  • 25ml/50ml Measure


  • 8-10 Fresh blackberries
  • 6-8 Fresh mint leaves
  • 1 tbsp Fresh lime juice
  • 1-2 tbsp Simple syrup or Sugar
  • 1-2 tbsp Club soda
  • 6-8 Ice cubes


  • Muddle the blackberries and mint leaves in a cocktail shaker until well combined.
  • Add the lime juice, simple syrup to the shaker and fill it with ice.
  • Shake well until chilled and strain into a glass filled with ice.
  • Top with club soda and garnish with extra mint leaves and blackberries.


  • Use fresh blackberries and mint leaves for the best flavor.
  • If you don’t have simple syrup, you can make your own by dissolving equal parts of sugar and water in a pan over low heat until the sugar has completely dissolved. Let it cool before using.
  • To make a non-alcoholic version, omit the rum and add more club soda, or you can use a sprite. 
Keyword blackberry mojito


One of our favorite drinks is made with bright lime juice and fresh mint. Yet, that does not mean that it cannot be improved. Adding some crushed, ripe blackberries gives the traditional mojito a tart-sweet kick.

It also has a stunning appearance. The mojito’s minty-lime flavor pairs perfectly with the berry’s sweet-tart flavor, and the muddled berries give the cocktail a mesmerizing deep red color.


How to avoid making it Bitter?

When muddling the blackberries and mint leaves, be gentle to avoid over-muddling and making the drink bitter.

Can I replace other flavors to make other mojitos?

Yes, You can replace the particular fruit and make other mojitos like a Raspberry mojito, Mango mojito, Watermelon mojito, etc.

Can kids consume mojitos?

Children should not consume mojitos because they are usually caffeinated drinks. However, there are substitutes that kids can enjoy, and that can be made with non-alcoholic ingredients. For instance, sparkling water, lime juice, mint leaves, and simple syrup can make a mocktail mojito.

Can I make a blackberry mojito with Sprite instead of club soda?

Popular white rum, sugar, lime juice, mint stems, and club soda ingredients go into making a mojito. Although Sprite is not a usual ingredient in the recipe, many bartenders will use it instead of club soda. Sprite can give the mojito a unique taste and slightly increase its sweetness.

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