Refreshing Blueberry Mojito Mocktail Recipe

This delicious fruity bubbly blueberry mojito mocktail is so refreshing, sweet, tart, and delightfully tangy all at the same time. And that’s why it is one of my favorite summer drinks.

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With the abundant fresh summer fruit available in the summer months, I go a little nuts in the summer making all sorts of delicious fruity summer drinks including fruity mocktails.

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Everyone, or mostly everyone loves fizzy drinks, and it’s even better when it’s a beautiful drink like this blueberry mojito mocktail.

I’ve always loved a good cocktail, but sometimes a mocktail is the perfect choice, especially when you want something refreshing and inclusive.

This mocktail can be enjoyed at any time and is so veratile. Its perfect for a gathering, or when you are simply enjoying a quiet evening at home.

Whatever the occasion, a well-crafted mocktail can be enjoyed by everyone, making it a great option for all ages and preferences.

So today, I’m excited to share one of my favorite recipes – the Blueberry Mojito Mocktail.

This delightful drink is bursting with fresh blueberries, mint, and a hint of lime, offering a vibrant and flavorful experience without any alcohol.

And a fizzy refreshing fruit drink like this virgin mojito is perfect on hot summer days.

The recipe starts with a dreamy blueberry simple syrup which gives the mocktail its gorgeous color and natural sweetness.

Okay I know, there is honey too for some extra sweetness.

Why You Will Love This Blueberry Mojito Mocktail

  • Refreshing and Delicious: Bursting with the natural flavors of fresh blueberries and mint, this mocktail perfectly balances sweet and tangy notes from blueberry juice and lime, with subtle herbal undertones of mint.
  • Versatile and Inclusive: Alcohol-free, making it ideal for anyone who prefers to avoid alcohol, including designated drivers, pregnant women, or anyone wanting a delightful drink without the buzz.
  • Simple to Make: Uses only a few easily accessible ingredients and offers room for creativity with substitutions and variations to suit your taste or dietary preferences.
  • Perfect for Any Occasion: Whether cooling off on a hot summer day or offering a festive non-alcoholic option for a party, this mocktail is sure to be a crowd-pleaser.
  • Visually Appealing: Its vibrant color and refreshing taste make it a beautiful and delicious addition to any event.
  • Its easy to make: Make an easy blueberry syrup with honey and blueberries and a bit of water. Cool. Add into a glass. Toss in some ice, squeeze some lime, and top with sparkling water, and done!
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Ingredients you need and what they bring

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For the Blueberry Simple Syrup:

  • Blueberries: Fresh or frozen blueberries add their juicy, sweet-tart taste to the syrup. The best choice would be wild blueberries. 
  • Sugar: White sugar makes the syrup sweet and balances the blueberries’ tartness.Or honey. 
  • Water: The blueberries and sugar simmer in water to create the syrup’s base.

For Each Drink:

  1. Blueberry Simple Syrup: This homemade syrup gives the drink its signature blueberry flavor.
  2. Mint Leaves: Fresh mint leaves add a refreshing, aromatic touch.
  3. Lime Juice: A squeeze of fresh lime juice brightens the drink and complements the blueberry sweetness.
  4. Lemon-Lime Sparkling Water or Club Soda: The bubbly water or soda adds effervescence and lightens this virgin blueberry mojito. 
  5. Ice: Chilled ice cubes chill the mocktail and dilute the flavors for a balanced sip.
  6. Lime Wedges and Mint Sprigs for garnish: These garnishes enhance the presentation and add more flavor and aroma.
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Step-by-step instructions

  1. Make a blueberry simple syrup.

The blueberry mojito mocktail’s secret is the blueberry simple syrup. This syrup is made by simmering fresh blueberries with honey, or sugar and water.

Combine blueberries, honey, and mint 1/2 cup of water in a small sauce pan and let simmer for about 5-10 minutes. 

2. Let cool completely then put the blueberry mixture in a glass and add a squeeze of fresh lime juice. 

You also squeeze the syrup through a fine mesh sieve to remove the solids if you dont want them in your drink.

Alternatively, you can put the blueberries, mint and honey or, sugar and lime wedges in a glass, a cocktail shaker or, mason jar and mush them together with a muddler or end of a wooden spoon gently to release the juices and mint aroma.  

Gently press the fresh blueberries, mint leaves, and lime wedges in a glass.

This releases the flavors and aromas, making the mocktail refreshing.

3. If using the blueberry syrup, transfer the cooled syrup into a glass.

4. Finish by adding your favorite sparkling water and stirring gently.

5. Finally, garnish with lime wedges and fresh mint for a beautiful look and taste.

Note: Add some frozen blueberries as well if you have some. They add such a fun look to the drink. 

This Blueberry Mojito Mocktail is quick to make, needing only 5 minutes to prepare. From start to finish, it takes just 10 minutes.

And is perfect for a fast, easy treat.

This recipe makes one serving but can be made for more people easily. Try adding fruits like strawberries or peaches to change the taste.

Really the subsitutions are endless. Add more honey, or sugar to your liking.

Let your taste guide you. Enjoy the sweet, tart, and bubbly mix that is a lovely blueberry mojito in each sip.

FAQ

What is a blueberry mojito mocktail?

A blueberry mojito mocktail is a fun twist on the classic mojito. It uses fresh blueberries, mint, and lime.

This non-alcoholic blueberry mojito is perfect for summer and doesn’t have alcohol.

What are the key ingredients in a blueberry mojito mocktail?

The main parts are homemade blueberry simple syrup, fresh mint, lime juice, and sparkling water or club soda.

These mix together to make a sweet, refreshing drink without alcohol.

How do you make the blueberry simple syrup?

To make the simple syrup, simmer fresh blueberries with sugar and water until the sugar dissolves. This makes a tasty, colorful syrup that’s key to the mocktail.

Can this recipe be made ahead of time?

Yes, you can make the blueberry simple syrup ahead. Store it in an airtight container.

Then, you can quickly mix the mocktails when you’re ready to serve.

How can I customize the blueberry mojito mocktail?

Adjust the sweetness by using more or less simple syrup. Try adding fruits like strawberries or peaches for more flavor.

The goal is to find the perfect mix of sweet, tart, and aromatic tastes.

What makes this a great non-alcoholic cocktail option?

This mocktail is ideal for family gatherings, baby showers, or any event where you want a fun, alcohol-free drink. It’s full of summer flavor and looks great with its bright color.

Blueberry mojito mocktail

This refreshing Blueberry Mojito Mocktail combines fresh mint, lime, and a homemade blueberry syrup for a delightful and inclusive drink perfect for any occasion. Bursting with vibrant flavors and easy to make, it’s a beautiful addition to your summer drink recipes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 1

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 cup fresh blueberries
  • 10-12 fresh mint leaves
  • 1 tablespoon sugar for syrup
  • 1/2 cup water for syrup
  • 1/2 lime cut into wedges
  • Ice cubes
  • 1/4 cup blueberry syrup recipe below
  • 1 cup soda water or sparkling water
  • Extra mint leaves and blueberries for garnish
  • Blueberry Syrup:
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 1/2 cup sugar/ or 3 tablespoons honey
  • 1/2 cup water

Instructions
 

  • Make the Blueberry Syrup:
  • In a small saucepan, combine 1 cup blueberries, 1/2 cup sugar, and 1/2 cup water.
  • Bring to a boil over medium heat, then reduce to a simmer.
  • Simmer for about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the blueberries have broken down and the mixture has thickened.
  • Strain the syrup through a fine mesh sieve to remove the solids. Let the syrup cool.
  • In a tall glass or cocktail shaker, add the fresh mint leaves.
  • Use a muddler or the back of a spoon to gently mash the mint to release its flavor.
  • Squeeze the juice from the lime wedges into the glass. Drop the wedges in the glass after squeezing for extra flavor.
  • Fill the glass with ice cubes.
  • Pour 1/4 cup of the prepared blueberry syrup over the ice.
  • Top off the drink with soda water or sparkling water. Stir gently to combine.
  • Garnish with extra mint leaves and a few blueberries.
  • Serve immediately and enjoy your refreshing Blueberry Mojito Mocktail!
  • Feel free to adjust the sweetness by adding more or less blueberry syrup to your liking. Enjoy!

Notes

Please note that you need to allow the time for cooling the simple syrup. 
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