Mojito Moctail (Non-Alcoholic Drink)

Mojito Moctail (Non-Alcoholic Drink)

Mojito Mocktail, Non-Alcoholic

Cucumber Mojito is a very refreshing drink that is perfect for the spring and summer. It just started warming up this weekend in San Diego, so I was inspired to prepare this for my friends. This recipe is super simple and is a delicious combination of flavors.  
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Drinks
Cuisine Indian
Servings 2 people

Ingredients
 
 

  • 1 cup cucumber peeled deseeded and cubed
  • 2 Tbsp mint leaves chopped, just the leaves
  • 4 Tbsp simple syrup
  • 4 Tbsp lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp ginger paste

For Garnishing

  • cucumber slices
  • lime wedges
  • mint leaves for garnish

Also need

  • ice cubes
  • soda water

Instructions
 

  • Simple syrup is easy to make take sugar and water equal parts. Take 1 cup sugar and 1 cup water Stir and place the saucepan over medium heat. By the time the edges start to simmer, the liquid should be completely clear, not cloudy. Turn off the heat. Simple syrup can be made in advance and can be refrigerated.
  • Blend cucumber, mint leaves, simple syrup, lime juice and salt together. Taste the mix if needed add more lime juice and simple syrup to taste.
  • Fill the serving glass half the way with ice, pour cucumber mixture over top, and fill glass with club soda. Garnish with cucumber slices, lime wedges or mint leaves, to your choice.
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Mojito Mocktail: How to make Mojito Mocktail without Alcohol

Mojito Mocktail is a non-alcoholic beverage of classic Mojito cocktail, featuring a refreshing blend of lime, mint, sugar, and soda water. Bursting with citrus and herbal flavors, this mocktail is the perfect thirst-quencher for any occasion, whether hosting a summer party or just casually craving to get some sweet cold drinks to beat the heat.

Why Drink Mojito Mocktail at the first place at all:

  1. Its Refreshing and Hydrating: The Mojito Mocktail is incredibly refreshing and hydrating, thanks to its combination of lime juice, mint, and soda water. It’s the perfect drink for staying cool and hydrated on hot summer days or after a workout.
  2. Citrusy Boost of Vitamin C: The lime juice in the Mojito Mocktail provides a tangy burst of flavor and a boost of vitamin C. Vitamin C is essential for immune function, skin health, and wound healing, making this mocktail nutritious.
  3. Herbal Infusion: Fresh mint leaves add a burst of herbal freshness to the Mojito Mocktail, providing a cooling sensation and a pleasant aroma. Mint is also known for its digestive properties, making this mocktail a soothing option for after meals.
  4. Versatile and Adaptable: The Mojito Mocktail is incredibly versatile and can be customised according to personal taste preferences. You can adjust the sweetness, tartness, and mintiness to suit your palate, making it a crowd-pleaser for guests of all ages.

Variations of Summer Beverages:

  1. Aam ka Panna: Aam ka Panna (Raw Green Mango Drink) is a refreshing mango drink that is made from raw green mangoes and some mild spices.
  2. Fruit Smoothie: This great smoothie consists of cantaloupes, strawberries, and yogurt with a touch of ginger giving a nice and tangy taste.
  3. Kale and Spinach Smoothie: Kale and spinach smoothie, is a healthy way to start your day! This is a delicious and refreshing drink. 
  4. Mango Smoothie: This recipe for Mango Smoothie is simply delicious, not to mention a perfect summer drink. This is a very easy and quick recipe. Mango smoothie can also make a very refreshing dessert when served in a bowl.

Tips for Making Perfect Mojito Mocktail:

  1. Use Fresh Ingredients: For the best flavor, use fresh lime juice, mint leaves, and high-quality soda water in your Mojito Mocktail. 
  2. Muddle Gently: When mixing the mint leaves and lime wedges, be sure to do so gently to release their flavors without crushing them into a pulp. Muddling too vigorously can result in bitter flavors from the mint stems and pith of the lime.
  3. Adjust Sweetness to Taste: Taste the mocktail as you go and adjust the sweetness to your liking. You can more or less use simple syrup or sugar depending on how sweet you prefer your mocktail.
  4. Serve Chilled: Serve the Mojito Mocktail over ice in a chilled glass for maximum refreshment. Garnish with a sprig of fresh mint and a slice of lime for a beautiful presentation.

FAQs about Mojito Mocktail:

Can I make Mojito Mocktail in advance? 

While it’s best to prepare Mojito Mocktail fresh to enjoy its vibrant flavors, you can pre-mix the lime juice, mint leaves, and simple syrup in advance and store them in the refrigerator until ready to serve. Add soda water and ice just before serving.

Can I make Mojito Mocktail without sugar? 

Yes, you can make Mojito Mocktail without sugar by using a sugar-free sweetener such as stevia or monk fruit sweetener. Adjust the sweetness to your taste preference, keeping in mind that the sugar helps balance the tartness of the lime juice.

Can I make Mojito Mocktail with other herbs?

 While mint is the traditional herb used in Mojito Mocktail, you can experiment with other herbs such as basil, cilantro, or thyme for a unique twist. Be mindful of the flavor profile of the herbs and adjust the quantities accordingly.

Whether enjoyed as a refreshing summer cooler or a festive party drink, its citrusy and herbal flavors are sure to delight your taste buds. With endless variations to explore and simple tips to follow, you can easily master the art of making perfect Mojito Mocktails at home and impress your family and friends with your mixology skills.

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