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The Best Lemon Mojito Mocktail Recipe – Easy!

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The Best Lemon Mojito Mocktail Recipe will be your new favorite virgin mojito. It’s the perfect drink for all your spring and summer parties. Four ingredients and ice cubes, what could be easier? Homemade Mojito Mocktails are an excellent choice for every celebration. This will be your new favorite drink!

Lemon Mint Mojito

I love making delicious Mocktails like this lemony, minty mocktail when I have parties and barbecues. You can offer guests this non-alcoholic alternative and offer this mocktail with vodka or white rum to add so they have a choice. If you love mocktails like I do, you will also love our Strawberry Mojito Mocktail!

What you’ll love about this Mocktail recipe:


  • Made with fresh lemons
  • It’s a delicious, non-alcoholic drink
  • Great substitute for a cocktail on a hot summer day!
  • Wonderful non-alcoholic summer cocktail
  • It’s a refreshing mocktail
  • fresh flavor!

Recipe Ingredients

You’ll need the following simple ingredients to make this refreshing Virgin Mojito Recipe.

Ingredients for Lemon Mojito Mocktail
  • Fresh Lemons
  • 10-12 Fresh Mint Leaves
  • Simple Syrup or Agave Nectar (or sweetener of choice)
  • Sparkling Water or Club Soda
  • Ice Cubes
  • Lemon Slices and Mint Sprigs for Garnish

Ingredient Notes

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  • Perfect for muddling fresh herbs, citrus fruits and more
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  • Soft, comfortable non-slip grip

How To Make Lemon Mint Mojito Mocktail – Step by Step

Complete directions are in the recipe card below.

  1. Juice the lemons. Cut the lemons in half and squeeze out the juice. Set aside.
  2. Add the mint leaves and simple syrup to a cocktail shaker. Muddle the mint in the bottom of the glass to release the mint flavor and combine it with the sweetness of the sugar. You can use a muddler or the back end of a wooden spoon.
  3. Add the fresh lemon juice to the cocktail shaker. Stir well to combine. Add two cups of sparkling water. Place a top on the cocktail shaker and shake to combine or give it a good stir.
  4. Fill the serving glasses with ice cubes.
  5. Pour the lemon mint mocktail mixture into the tall glass over the ice. Stir gently to combine.
  6. Garnish the mocktail with a slice of lemon and a sprig of mint. Enjoy this delicious mocktail!

Variations

  • You can also make this recipe with lavender simple syrup
  • Garnish with lime wedges or lime slices
  • Add any fruit or syrup to the Mint Mojito Mocktail

Frequently Asked Questions about Mocktails

What is a Muddler?

Isn’t Muddle a great word? To muddle is to crush to release flavors and oils from fresh herbs and spices. We love this durable Muddler from OXO.

What is a traditional Mojito?

According to Wikipedia: Mojito, Spanish: [moˈxito]) is a traditional Cuban punch. The cocktail often consists of five ingredients: white rum sugar, lime juice, soda water, and mint. Its combination of sweetness, citrus, and herbaceous mint flavors is intended to complement the rum and has made the mojito a popular summer drink. I grew up in Miami, and Mojitos are very popular even today!

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Refreshing Lemon Mojito Mocktail Recipe – Easy!

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The refreshing Lemon Mint Mojito Mocktail Recipe will be your new favorite virgin mojito. It’s a lovely choice for all your spring and summer parties. Four ingredients and ice cubes, what could be easier? This will be your new favorite drink!

  • Author: Sherie Friedlander
  • Prep Time: 5 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 Minute
  • Total Time: 6 Minutes
  • Yield: 2 glasses 1x
  • Category: Drinks
  • Method: Stir
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan

Ingredients

Units Scale
  • 2 Fresh Lemons
  • 1012 Fresh Mint Leaves
  • 2 ounces Simple Syrup or Sugar
  • 2 cups Sparkling Water
  • Ice Cubes
  • Lemon Slices and Mint Sprigs for Garnish

Instructions

  1. Juice the lemons. Cut the lemons in half and squeeze out the juice. Set aside.
  2. Add the mint leaves and simple syrup to a cocktail shaker. Muddle the mint to release the mint flavor and combine it with the sweetness of the sugar. You can use a muddler or the back end of a wooden spoon.
  3. Add the freshly squeezed lemon juice to the cocktail shaker. Stir well to combine. Add two cups of sparkling water. Place a top on the cocktail shaker and shake to combine. 
  4. Fill the serving glasses with ice cubes.
  5. Pour the lemon mint mocktail mixture over the ice. Stir gently to combine.
  6. Garnish the mocktail with a slice of lemon and a sprig of mint. Enjoy this virgin cocktail!

Notes

You can also triple this recipe and make a pitcher! Garnish with lemons, limes or any favorite fruit. 

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