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Blackberry Basil Mojito

This 7-ingredient Blackberry Basil Mojito is refreshing, simple to make, and a lovely balance of tart and sweet. Perfect for happy hours, entertaining, and making the most of all that beautiful summer produce.
Author: Minimalist Baker
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings: 1
Category: Beverage
Cuisine: Gluten-Free, Vegan


  • 1 Tbsp cane sugar
  • 1/2 medium lime (quartered)
  • 3 ripe blackberries (plus more for garnish)
  • 6-7 basil leaves (plus more for garnish)
  • 1.7 ounces white rum (such as Bacardi)
  • 1 cup crushed ice
  • 1/4 cup soda water (aka club soda)


  1. Add lime segments, blackberries, and sugar to a cocktail glass and gently muddle 7-8 times (use a muddler or anything with a blunt edge, such as the handle end of a spatula).
  2. Add basil and gently muddle again 4-5 times to infuse flavor.
  3. Add white rum and gently stir/fold with a spoon to combine.
  4. Then add crushed ice, gently stir, and top with a splash of club soda. Gently stir/fold once more. Then garnish with a bit more crushed ice and garnish with basil.


* Adapted from the Man, Jamie Oliver.
*Nutrition information is a rough estimate.

Nutrition Per Serving (1 of 1)