Classic Mojito

Indulge in the timeless allure of a perfect Mojito with our foolproof recipe! Elevate the classic by effortlessly blending together a symphony of essential ingredients: zesty lime juice, just the right touch of sugar, effervescent club soda, and the soul-warming embrace of quality rum.

Immerse yourself in the art of mixology and let this exquisite concoction transport your senses to a realm of unparalleled refreshment. Unleash the cocktail maestro in you with this simple yet sophisticated Mojito masterpiece!

classic mojito

Classic Mojito Recipe

Here’s how to make a classic Mojito recipe! Mix up the original with just a few ingredients: lime juice, sugar, soda water, and rum.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 Yield Drink


  • 6 mint leaves, plus additional for garnish
  • 1 lime, cut into wedges, plus additional for garnish
  • 1 1/2 to 2 tablespoons* granulated sugar (6 sugar cubes or 1 ½ ounces simple syrup)
  • 2 ounces** white rum
  • 2 ounces soda water


  • In a medium-sized lowball glass or highball, add the mint, lime, and sugar, adding ½ lime at a a time. Muddle until lime juice is released and mint is fragrant.
  • Add the rum and swirl. Add a handful of ice cubes and top with the soda water. Stir once or twice to incorporate and garnish with additional mint and lime wedges.


*For a balanced drink, use 2 tablespoons; for a less sweet drink, use 1 ½ tablespoons.
**To convert to tablespoons, 1 ounce = 2 tablespoons.

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