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Virgin Mojito

Dive into the world of refreshing citrus and mint with a Virgin Mojito.

This non-alcoholic twist on the classic Cuban cocktail is perfect for those seeking a zesty and invigorating drink without the spirits.

Key Takeaways

  • Who This Drink Appeals To: Anyone looking for a crisp and cooling beverage, free from alcohol.
  • Estimated Duration: Quick and easy, around 10 minutes.
  • Nutrition Facts: Low in calories, with a burst of citrusy freshness.

About This Recipe

The Virgin Mojito is a delightful mocktail that captures the essence of a traditional Mojito without the rum, making it suitable for all ages.

Equipment Required

  1. Highball glass
  2. Muddler
  3. Wooden spoon


  • 1 lime, cut into wedges
  • 8-10 fresh mint leaves
  • 2 tablespoons of sugar (adjust to taste)
  • Ice cubes
  • 1/2 cup of club soda
  • Lime slices and mint sprigs for garnish


  1. Muddle the Mint: In the highball glass, muddle the mint leaves with lime wedges and sugar. This releases the mint’s flavor.
  2. Add Ice: Fill the glass with ice cubes.
  3. Top with Club Soda: Pour the club soda over the ice and mint mixture.
  4. Stir Gently: Stir the ingredients gently with a wooden spoon to combine.
  5. Garnish: Garnish with lime slices and mint sprigs for a fresh touch.

Side Dishes

Pair your Virgin Mojito with a plate of Mexican fruit salad for a refreshing and complementary snack.

Storage Options

It is best enjoyed fresh, but you can prepare the mint-lime mixture in advance and add club soda just before serving.

Ingredient Substitutes

You can experiment with different citrus fruits like lemon or orange for a unique twist on the classic Virgin Mojito.


For a fun variation, why not try adding a splash of fruit juice such as pineapple or passion fruit.

As a further option, consider these other alternatives:


The Virgin Mojito is more than a drink; it’s a burst of citrusy and minty delight.

Whether sipped on a hot day or served at a gathering, this alcohol-free version ensures that everyone can enjoy the crisp and invigorating flavors. ¡Salud y mojito sin alcohol! (Cheers and non-alcoholic mojito!)