Do you know the history of this summertime beverage? There are several ideas about how it came to be: Mojitos may have first been created by enslaved Africans who worked in Cuba’s sugar cane plantations.
Whatever the actual story was, it originated in Cuba. You may wonder why it’s so well-liked. It might also be because you can adjust this cocktail recipe to your preferences.
There are many lively variations of this traditional mojito drink like orange mojito, mint mojito, strawberry mojito, etc. It’s a perfect drink for summer evenings, or anytime you want a refreshing, citrusy cocktail. Adding freshly squeezed orange juice gives this mojito a sweet, tangy flavour that complements the mint, rum, or soda.
Orange Mojito Recipe
- Three-Piece Cobbler Shaker with Built-In Strainer ( You can have your Shaker and Strainer Separately too.)
- Twisted Bar Spoon with Disk Muddler
- 25ml/50ml Measure
- ½ Lime cut into small wedges
- 8-10 Fresh mint leaves
- ½ – 1 tbsp Sugar
- 2-3 tbsp Freshly squeezed orange juice
- ½-1 tbsp Club soda
- Few Ice cubes
- Orange slices and mint leaves for garnish
- Muddle the lime wedges, and mint leaves with the sugar in a highball glass.
- Add ice to the glass, followed by orange juice.
- Stir well to combine all ingredients.
- Add club soda on top and mix gently.
- Garnish with orange slices and mint leaves.
- To make simple syrup, heat equal parts of sugar and water in a saucepan until the sugar dissolves. Let it cool before using.
- For a better taste, use freshly squeezed orange juice. Avoid store-bought orange juice, as it may contain added sugars and preservatives.
- Adjust the amount of sugar and club soda to your liking. If you prefer a sweeter cocktail, add more sweet syrup. If you prefer a lighter cocktail, add more club soda.
- To make a non-alcoholic version, omit the rum and increase the amount of orange juice and club soda.
This Orange Mojito recipe gives the traditional mojito a fantastic variation. One of the most refreshing mojito dessert drinks available, this lovely mojito cocktail recipe mixes white rum, fresh orange juice, simple syrup, club soda, lime wedges, and mint leaves. It will make your day better. Also, it’s healthy for you. You’ll be taking a lot of Vitamin C from all that orange juice, which is ideal for preventing all those pesky winter bugs.
What ingredients are in orange mojito?
Make a festive pitcher of orange mojitos today by combining juicy oranges, sharp lime, and fresh mint leaves with some rum and tonnes of ice.
Do mint and orange go well together?
The orange hints of citrus flavour, which blends wonderfully with the mint. One of those pairings that I enjoy being together is citrus and mint.
What flavours compliment orange well?
Orange is a fantastic match for almond, anise, banana, berries, cherry, chocolate, cilantro, cinnamon, clove, coffee, cranberry, fig, ginger, grape, grapefruit, hazelnut, lemon, mint, nutmeg, persimmon, pineapple, pomegranate, rosemary, vanilla, and walnut.