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Honey Mojito

Carrie Williams Howe
A refreshing summer cocktail made with honey instead of sugar for a sweet result!
Course Drinks
Servings 1 glass


  • cocktail shaker
  • muddler (or wooden spoon)
  • highball glass (or any glass of your choosing)
  • measuring cup or shot glass
  • citrus juicer


  • 5-7 leaves Fresh Mint (plus extra for garnish)
  • 2 oz White Rum
  • 1 tbsp Raw Honey
  • 1 small fresh lime
  • 1/2 cup Seltzer (to taste)


  • Place 5-6 mint leaves in the bottom of your cocktail shaker and muddle with a muddler or the handle end of a wooden spoon (no need to crush them too much; your goal is just to bruise them enough that they start to give off their delicious flavor)
    muddling mint for a honey mojito
  • In a separate small bowl combine raw honey with rum until well blended. Pour this mixture into your cocktail shaker on top of the mint leaves.
  • Squeeze the fresh lime juice into the shaker.
  • Add 5-6 ice cubes to your cocktail shaker, place the cover on, and shake until blended.
  • Pour contents of shaker (including mint and ice) into a highball glass or any glass of your choosing. Then top with seltzer to taste and add a mint leaf for garnish.


This recipe can be made virgin by skipping the rum.  Just mix the honey with 2oz water instead of rum and add a bit less seltzer.
Keyword honey cocktail, honey mojito, mojito