Last Updated on October 6, 2022 by The Noms
A fruity blueberry pineapple mojito cocktail recipe perfect for hot weather! Blueberry and pineapple, mint and rum!
With warm weather finally making its appearance here in Omaha, that means it is almost pool season, and in our house that means we have to have some sort of tasty beverage to refresh ourselves with while lounging by the pool. What better drink to sip by the pool than something tall and tropical? Why not a pineapple cocktail?
Blueberry Pineapple Mojito
We had a little fresh pineapple in the house and fresh spring mint from the farmer’s market just begging to be used! So, we thought why not a Blueberry Pineapple Mojito?
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What is the History of the Mojito?
The mojito is one of those drinks that definitely is tropical, with origins tracing back to the bars of Havana, Cuba. It was reputed to be one of the drinks that kept Earnest Hemingway well hydrated! Traditionally made with rum, mint, fresh lime juice and sugar. The Mojito cocktail recipe is a delicious combination of tart citrus, cool mint and sweet rum and is a perfect way to cool down on a hot day!
What Kind of Mojito To Make?
While we could just stay with the classic mojito, we wanted to make the drink feel a little more tropical, too. What better than adding a little fresh pineapple? We had a delicious fresh pineapple and some tart blueberries, so we muddled the blueberries, pineapple and the mint first. This created a sweet, fruity tropical mix then added a simple white rum to create a totally different mojito.
What Ingredients are Needed for the Mojito Cocktail Recipe?
- Club Soda
- Mint Syrup
- Lime Juice
- White Rum
The pineapple added a sweet tart topical flavor to the cocktail while the blueberry brought a nice fruity burst. This smooths out the rough edge of the rum and makes this a great mojito cocktail recipe for the pool!
If You Are Looking for More Rum Cocktails, Try These!
- Black Walnut Rum Old Fashioned
- Banana Liqueur
- Bee’s Kiss
- Ancient Mariner
- El Presidente Cocktail
We have News!
Speaking of new twists on things, we have started doing something new and totally different for us, cooking events! We recently held the first event at our church. There were 20 couples in an interactive dining experience. First, we started out with some appetizers while folks got settled and found their seats!
Then we served some nice crostini (made with mascarpone, cream cheese and chopped chives, fresh strawberries and honey) and Italian bites (pepperoni, mozzarella and olives) to get folks started.
For the interactive part, we had folks make their own pizzas, and salads, along with their choice of vinaigrette. After everyone finished up with the main course, we got to what people said was the highlight of the evening, the cooking competition! We challenged the attendees to come up with a small dessert for everyone. The only option was they had to stay with the theme of “smores”. Then each dessert could only use chocolate, graham crackers and marshmallow in a 30 minute time frame!
We had some amazing creations, like a smores casserole, a s’mores popcorn ball and even a marshmallow chocolate mousse with shaved chocolate! It was a great night and we hope to do some more soon!
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Blueberry Pineapple Mojito - A Rum Cocktail
A fruity and tropical mojito with blueberries and pineapple and of course, mint!
Blueberry Pineapple Mojito
- 2 ounces white rum
- 1 ounce mint simple syrup
- 4 mint leaves
- .50 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
- 6 blueberries
- 1/3 cup pineapple, finely chopped
- club soda on top
Add pineapple chunks, blueberries, mint syrup and mint leaves into a highball glass.
Muddle until pineapple chunks, blueberries and mint are broken down.
Add in crushed ice, lime juice and rum.
Top with club soda.
Garnish with fresh blueberries and mint leaves.
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Amount Per Serving: Calories: 358Total Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 3mgCarbohydrates: 30gFiber: 4gSugar: 26gProtein: 2.3g
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Wednesday 20th of March 2019
I love run cocktail. Your recipe should be wonderful. I'm having a party and it's going to be the news!
Saturday 23rd of March 2019
Thanks so much! Hope you enjoy it, cheers!
Rachel K Hall
Wednesday 26th of July 2017
My Book Club Group loved this Cocktail! Our group met on a hot summer evening, and I made this drink. So refreshing...the fresh pineapple and mint were so refreshing. I had some long cocktail spoons and we all enjoyed fishing out the blueberries and pineapple puree. Needless to say, everyone had seconds.
Wednesday 26th of July 2017
Thanks for the feedback! Love that everyone enjoyed it! Cheers!
Meg | Meg is Well
Monday 12th of June 2017
I love how this mojito is packed with fruit and has a mint simple syrup! I usually just muddle mint but I bet that simple syrup makes it taste even better. The cooking event sounds like a lot of fun!
Kathryn @ FoodieGirlChicago
Friday 9th of June 2017
This looks so delicious! Love the color contrast. Definitely one to try this summer!!
Tuesday 6th of June 2017
This mojito sounds absolutely delicious! I am a huuuuuge mojito fan but the pineapple and blueberry make it even better! I cannot wait to try it this summer!
Thursday 8th of June 2017
Thank you! It's pretty tasty if I do say so! Cheers!