Blackberry Mojito

Catalina Castravet
By Catalina Castravet
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Cook time Cook time: 20 minutes

Last updated on June 18th, 2021 at 04:49 pm

Blackberry Mojito with blackberry ice, lemon mint syrup, fresh mint and a spicy jalapeño is refreshing and stunning.

I am a huge fan of Mojito, and I already have a Ginger Pomegranate Mojito version. With this one, I decided to twist things up, and roast some blackberries into the mojito mix. The results did not disappoint, as this drink is rich, refreshing, and full of flavor.

Blackberry Mojito

All these extra long days, blooming flowers and birds chirping just means that its mojito season! I couldn’t kick the season off in a better way than with a Blackberry Mojito. It was made with sweet, roasted blackberries, spicy jalapenos and Blackberry Ginger Ale.

I was very considerate and made 2 versions of this cocktail: alcoholic and non-alcoholic, both taste amazing. Also, I made blackberry ice cubes with fresh blackberries and Blackberry Ginger Ale, so your drink never gets too watery.

The roasted blackberries and the lemon mint syrup add the perfect amount of sweetness. In addition, the Blackberry Ginger Ale adds the perfect amount of bubbles and contributes to the beautiful berry aroma.

Similarly, extra mint leaves are making this Blackberry Mojito even more refreshing. A few slices of jalapenos are optional, but if you love some heat, you should go for it. It totally takes the cocktail to a whole new level. The spiciness is unexpected and works very well with the berry flavor and sweetness of the mojito.

Mojitos are by far my favorite drink. In addition, I love the classic one, but if you dress it up you get a whole new experience! Regardless of whether or not you choose the virgin or alcoholic version, this cocktail is perfect for spring. The hues of this Blackberry Mojito will add a pop of color to a spring bridal shower or even baby showers. The mommy to be, will be glad to enjoy the virgin version.

Similarly, this mojito is very easy to make and tastes just fabulous. I am telling you, once you try making this beautiful mojito flavor you will become very popular! Definitely make a few extra, as the demand will be high.

Blackberry Mojito

Blackberry Mojito

Blackberry Mojito with blackberry ice, lemon mint syrup, fresh mint and a spicy jalapeño is refreshing and stunning.
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Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 270kcal
Author: Catalina Castravet


Lemon Mint Simple Syrup:

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 15 fresh mint leaves
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest

Sugar Roasted Blackberries:

  • 6 ounces fresh blackberries
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • baking spray

Blackberry Ice Cubes:

  • Fresh blackberries
  • Blackberry Ginger Ale


  • 8 fresh mint leaves
  • 1 1/2 ounces of lemon mint simple syrup
  • 1 - 2 ounces of rum
  • Juice of half lemon
  • 1 1/2 ounces Blackberry Ginger Ale
  • Club Soda
  • Sugar Roasted Blackberries
  • Blackberry Ice Cubes
  • 1 jalapeno (sliced)


Lemon Mint Simple Syrup:

  • Place a small sauce pan over medium heat, add all ingredients and cook until it bubbles. Turn down the heat to low for 2 minutes, and then remove the sauce pan from heat and let sit for 15-20 minutes.

Sugar Roasted Blackberries:

  • Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F.
  • Place the blackberries in a baking dish sprayed with baking spray, toss with the sugar and lemon juice. Roast in the oven for 20 minutes. Cool to room temperature before adding to the cocktail.


  • Add 1 ounce of lemon mint simple syrup and the mint leaves to the bottom of a tall glass. Muddle with a muddler, add blackberry ice cubes, a few sugar roasted blackberries, pour rum, 1 ½ ounces of lemon mint simple syrup, lemon juice, Blackberry Ginger Ale, Club Soda as needed and a few jalapeño slices. Mix with a long spoon or knife and serve with an additional sprig of mint.
  • Taste as you go. Add more or less lemon mint simple syrup to achieve the desired level of sweetness. For a virgin version, skip the rum.


Calories: 270kcal | Carbohydrates: 69g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 6mg | Potassium: 113mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 65g | Vitamin A: 375IU | Vitamin C: 24.1mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 0.6mg
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Jenn @ Peas and Crayons

These are the prettiest mojitos I've ever seen in my LIFE! (and I've seen my fair share, haha!) LOVE IT!



These photos are legit GORGEOUS!! Almost too pretty to drink?? But no, I'd still drink them!


Michelle @ The Complete Savorist

Bravo on those pictures! I am sure the mojito is as delicious as it looks.


Ginny McMeans

That looks beautiful and refreshing. Love the fresh blackberries mixed in. Since Canada Dry ginger ale is my favorite there will be no problem with me starting to pick up their Blackberry Ginger Ale.


Andi @ The Weary Chef

This looks gorgeous! I love the jalapeno twist! And those blackberry ice cubes are so cute!


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