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These minty mojito mocktails would be great at a luncheon, a brunch, a baby shower, a pool party--basically whenever you find that a cool, refreshing beverage would be welcome.

EatingWell.com, April 2019


Recipe Summary

10 mins
10 mins

What Is a Mocktail?

A mocktail is a cocktail without alcohol. Mocktails can be made with a variety of ingredients that are delicious, refreshing and packed with fresh flavor. Serve these non-alcoholic drinks at backyard BBQs, picnics or any festive gathering.

How to Serve Mojito Mocktails

Be sure to add the ice cubes and sparkling water just before serving to avoid diluting this pitcher cocktail. This recipe can also be doubled to serve a crowd.

Additional reporting by Jan Valdez


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine lime juice, simple syrup, mint leaves and lime zest in a pitcher; using the handle of a long wooden spoon, lightly crush the mint and zest. Add ice cubes and sparkling water; stir to mix well. Divide among 4 glasses; garnish with lime slices and mint sprigs, if desired.



Pitcher, long wooden spoon


To make your own simple syrup, bring 1 cup sugar and 1 cup water to a boil in a medium saucepan, stirring frequently to dissolve the sugar. Let cool for 30 minutes and then refrigerate until cold, at least 1 hour. Simple syrup can be stored in the refrigerator, covered, for up to 6 months.

Nutrition Facts

about 1 cup
124 calories; protein 0.8g; carbohydrates 33.5g; sugars 26.5g; fat 0.2g; vitamin a iu 501.6IU; vitamin c 24.9mg; folate 19.2mcg; calcium 41.2mg; iron 1.6mg; magnesium 13.1mg; potassium 140.3mg; sodium 6.1mg; added sugar 25g.

1 1/2 other carbohydrate