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Passion Fruit Mojito

An image of a passion fruit mojito cocktail. The drink is in a tall glass, filled with ice. It's a bright, slightly translucent yellow-orange color, indicating the presence of passion fruit. Fresh mint leaves are mixed in, and a lime wedge is on the rim. The cocktail is garnished with a small sprig of mint on top. The background shows a relaxed outdoor setting, perhaps a garden or patio, to convey a refreshing and summery vibe.

This cocktail is a refreshing twist on the classic Mojito, blending the unique taste of passion fruit with traditional mint and lime. Whether you’re hosting a party or just relaxing at home, this vibrant drink is perfect for any occasion. Let’s dive into how you can make your own Passion Fruit Mojito and impress your friends with this exotic, tasty treat!

Tasting Notes

A Passion Fruit Mojito is a delightful balance of flavors. It’s got the sweet and tart taste of passion fruit, the zesty kick of lime, and the cool freshness of mint. The rum adds a smooth, warm note, while the sparkling water gives a bubbly finish. Each sip is a tropical escape, perfect for warm evenings or whenever you need a fruity pick-me-up.

Ingredients

  • Fresh passion fruit pulp – 2 tablespoons
  • Fresh mint leaves – 10
  • White rum – 2 ounces
  • Fresh lime juice – 1 ounce
  • Simple syrup – 1 ounce
  • Sparkling water or club soda
  • Lime wedges and extra mint for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a glass, muddle the mint leaves with lime juice and simple syrup to release the mint’s flavor.
  2. Add the passion fruit pulp and muddle lightly.
  3. Fill the glass with ice cubes.
  4. Pour the rum over the ice.
  5. Top with sparkling water or club soda and gently stir.
  6. Garnish with a lime wedge and a sprig of mint.

Pro Tips

  • Use ripe passion fruit for the best flavor.
  • Adjust the sweetness by adding more or less simple syrup.
  • For an extra chill, chill your glass in the freezer before preparing the drink.
  • Gently muddle the mint to avoid bitterness.

Variations

Watermelon Mojito: Fresh watermelon pieces add a summery and refreshing taste.

Blueberry Mojito: Includes fresh blueberries, which add a slight tartness and a beautiful color.

Pineapple Mojito: Pineapple chunks or juice for a tangy, tropical flavor.

Cucumber Mojito: Muddled cucumber offers a crisp, clean taste, perfect for hot days.

Key Lime Pie Mojito: Blending the tangy zest of key limes with mint, rum, and a touch of sweetness.

FAQs

Can I use bottled passion fruit juice?

Yes, if fresh passion fruit isn’t available, bottled juice can be a good substitute.

How can I make this sugar-free?

Use a sugar-free sweetener instead of simple syrup.

Can I make this in advance?

It’s best made fresh, but you can prepare the passion fruit and mint mixture ahead of time.

Enjoy crafting your Passion Fruit Mojito and savor the taste of the tropics! 🍹🌴

An image of a passion fruit mojito cocktail. The drink is in a tall glass, filled with ice. It's a bright, slightly translucent yellow-orange color, indicating the presence of passion fruit. Fresh mint leaves are mixed in, and a lime wedge is on the rim. The cocktail is garnished with a small sprig of mint on top. The background shows a relaxed outdoor setting, perhaps a garden or patio, to convey a refreshing and summery vibe.

Passion Fruit Mojito

Yield: 1
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 3 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons Fresh passion fruit pulp
  • 10 Fresh mint leaves
  • 2 ounces white rum
  • 1 ounce lime juice
  • 1 ounce simple syrup
  • Sparkling water or club soda
  • Lime wedges and extra mint for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a glass, muddle the mint leaves with lime juice and simple syrup to release the mint's flavor.
  2. Add the passion fruit pulp and muddle lightly.
  3. Fill the glass with ice cubes.
  4. Pour the rum over the ice.
  5. Top with sparkling water or club soda and gently stir.
  6. Garnish with a lime wedge and a sprig of mint.

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