Summer calls for fruity drinks and keeping cool with a frosty cocktail. This Peach Mojito recipe is one of the best ways to refresh! Made with peach puree, rum and lime combined with a little sugar and mint topped off with club soda!
This peach mojito recipe got a 5 star rating from guests, you cannot beat the freshness and flavors in this frosty beverage. Perfect for chilling out and bringing on the weekend on hot summer nights.
❤️ Why you'll love it
✔️ It is a refreshing peach cocktail to cool down with and wind down for the weekend.
✔️ Fresh peaches made into peach puree give this drink incredible fresh flavor.
✔️ It is an easy mojito recipe using fresh ingredients.
Fresh peaches, choose peaches that are fragrant and give a little when squeezed.
Fresh mint leaves
Lime juice, best if squeezed fresh
White rum, I prefer a white rum for this recipe, but gold rum can be used also.
- Place peaches in a blender or food processor and process until smooth. Transfer the peach puree to a fine sieve and press thru to remove solids into a bowl, discard solids.
- Combine lime juice, sugar, and mint in a cocktail shaker. Using the muddler, crush juice mixture with a wooden muddler or the back of a long spoon. Set aside for about 20 minutes (this give the sugar time to dissolve). Stir in club soda and peach juice. Serve over crushed ice. Garnish with mint sprigs, if desired.
Blender or food processor
Store any extra ingredients in the fridge up to 3 days.
- Substitute canned peach nectar for the peaches.
- Make this mojito recipe with your favorite fresh fruit in place of the peaches. Fresh mangos, strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, or blackberries are great choices.
- Use a sugar free sweetener in place of the granulated sugar to reduce carbs and calories.
- For an extra frosty peach mojito, puree and strain the peaches ahead of time and then freeze the puree in an ice cube tray, then instead of a cocktail shaker, process in a blender for a frozen beverage.
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🏫 The last word
The granulated sugar is the ingredient that aids in releasing the oils from the mint leaves when "muddling" the mint. The sugars dissolve as the mint is muddles and the oils from the mint is what gives the mojito that fresh flavor.
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- Place peaches in a blender or food processor; process until smooth. Press peach puree through a fine sieve into a bowl; discard solids.
- Combine lime juice, sugar, and mint in a large measuring cup; crush juice mixture with a wooden muddler or the back of a long spoon.
- Set aside for about 20 minutes (this give the sugar time to dissolve). Stir in club soda and peach juice. Serve over crushed ice. Garnish with mint sprigs, if desired.