Coconut Mojito

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This Coconut Mojito is the perfect refreshing cocktail for your next summer getaway. Made with rum and notes of coconut, this tropical mojito is like a vacation in a glass.

A refreshing lime and coconut mojito smoothie in a mason jar with a white and green striped straw, garnished with lime slices and mint leaves, surrounded by whole and halved limes

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Why this Coconut Mojito Recipe is a Keeper

Sip this creamy coconut lime mojito as a summer drink on a hot day or enjoy it at your next party. Made with coconut and lime and garnished with fresh mint leaves, this totally refreshing mint cocktail will take you to a tropical beach, filled with warm sunshine, blue waters, and perfect summer days.

  • 5 Minute Cocktail: Have this refreshing cream of coconut cocktail ready in just 5 minutes.
  • Easy Ingredients: All of the ingredients for this coconut cream cocktail can be found in your kitchen or local grocery store.
  • Party Pleaser: This coconut mint cocktail is sure to make any party or get-together feel like summer vacation.

If you’re looking for more summer cocktail recipes, try these: Huckleberry Hooch, Mint Julep, and Mojito Moonshine.

Do I Need a Shaker to Make a Mojito?

Two jars of lime coconut mojito milkshake with striped straws, garnished with lime slices and mint, surrounded by whole limes on a light background.

While a cocktail shaker is recommended for making mojitos, as they help combine the flavors together, you can easily make this coconut mojito without one. Just add all the ingredients to a tall glass and stir.

Ingredient Notes to Make this recipe for Refreshing Coconut Mojito Cocktail

A timage showing a bowl of lime wedges, a glass of coconut cream and a sprig of fresh mint on wooden surfaces.
  • Lime Wedge: Garnish the cocktail with a slice of lime. You can also squeeze fresh lime juice into the drink as well. You can also use lime zest from the rind.
  • Coconut Vodka: This mojito is made with coconut vodka. You can probably find it in the liquor section of your local grocery store.
  • Coconut Rum: Use coconut rum or white rum to add a sweet taste to your cocktail. You’ll want to use light rum to make the perfect drink.

See the recipe card below for a complete list of the ingredients with measurements.

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Coconut Mojito Variations and Substitutions

  • Vodka: Make this coconut rum cocktail with different flavors of vodka if desired.
  • Juice: Instead of pineapple juice, you can try other juices, like orange juice or mango juice.

Special Equipment Needed to Make this Tropical Cocktail Recipe

  • Muddler: Use a muddler to release the flavors of the lime and mint into this tropical cocktail.
  • Shaker: A cocktail shaker will help you easily combine the ingredients into this tropical drink.
  • Jigger: A jigger will help you precisely measure out the alcohol.

Summer Cocktail Pro Tip

You can use a wooden spoon if you do not have a muddler.

How to Make Creamy Coconut Lime Mojito

These are the basic steps for making a coconut mojito. Refer to the full, printable recipe card below for detailed instructions.

1. Muddle the Mint and Lime

Gently muddle the lime wedge and mint leaves in cocktail shaker.

2. Shake the Cocktail

Add ice, vodka, rum, pineapple juice and cream of coconut in a cocktail shaker. Shake vigorously.

3. Pour Cocktail and Serve

Take a glass or pitcher and fill with ice. Pour in the drink and top with splash of soda. Then, garnish with a mint sprig and lime wedge.

Coconut Mojito FAQs

How Long Will this Drink Last in the Fridge?

Because this mojito contains fresh fruit, it will last in the fridge for 3-4 days.

What is the Best Soda for Mojitos?

If you would like to make a carbonated mojito, add in some club soda, seltzer, or ginger beer. You can also use sparkling water or tonic as well.

What is Coconut Cream?

Coconut cream is sweetened and thickened coconut milk. Adding it to the mojito will give it a thick, creamy texture.

Two glasses with straws, garnished with lime slices and mint, surrounded by fresh limes on a wooden surface.

Expert Tips for Making the Perfect Tropical Summer Drink

You can make this a mocktail for kids. So give this recipe a try the next time you have a party to transport yourself somewhere tropical.

  • Soda: Use different flavors of soda, such as pineapple.
  • Frozen: You can enjoy this frozen coconut mojito recipe as well. Freeze for about 30 minutes for a slushy texture.
  • Flavored Ice: Freeze fruit juice into ice cubes for flavored ice.
  • Coconut Milk: Throw in a splash of canned coconut milk for extra coconut flavor.

What to Serve with Coconut Mojitos

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A refreshing lime and coconut mojito smoothie in a mason jar with a white and green striped straw, garnished with lime slices and mint leaves, surrounded by whole and halved limes
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Coconut Mojito

Yield: 1 cocktail
Prep: 5 minutes
Total: 5 minutes
This Coconut Mojito is the perfect refreshing cocktail for your next summer getaway. Made with rum and notes of coconut, this tropical mojito is like a vacation in a glass.
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Equipment

Ingredients

  • Lime Wedge
  • 6 leaves Mint
  • 1 ounce Coconut Vodka
  • ½ ounce Coconut Rum
  • 1 ounce Pineapple Juice
  • ¼ ounce Cream of Coconut
  • Splash of Club Soda
  • Sprig of Mint, for garnish
  • Lime Wedge, for garnish

Instructions

  • Muddle mint leaves and lime wedge in cocktail shaker.
  • Add ice, vodka, rum, pineapple juice and cream of coconut in a cocktail shaker.
  • Shake vigorously.
  • Pour into iced glass and top with splash of soda.
  • Garnish with a mint sprig and lime wedge.

Expert Tips

  • Soda: Use different flavors of soda, such as pineapple.
  • Frozen: You can enjoy this coconut mojito recipe frozen as well. Freeze for about 30 minutes for a slushy texture.
  • Flavored Ice: Freeze fruit juice into ice cubes for flavored ice.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 144kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 4mg | Potassium: 36mg | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin C: 2.8mg
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Course: Beverages and Cocktails
Cuisine: American

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