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Pineapple-Ginger Mojitos

Author - Serena Wolf
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Yields: 1 cocktail


  • 6-8 mint leaves
  • ½ ounce 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons ginger simple syrup recipe below
  • ¼ cup fresh pineapple puree recipe below
  • 2 ounces light rum
  • Splash of club soda

For garnish: (optional)

  • Mint sprig
  • Lime slices

For the ginger simple syrup:

  • ¾ cups granulated sugar
  • ¾ cups water
  • ¼ thinly sliced peeled ginger

For the pineapple puree:

  • 1 pineapple peeled, cored and roughly chopped


For the to Pineapple-Ginger Mojito:

  • In a cocktail shaker, muddle the mint leaves and lime juice. Add the ginger simple syrup, pineapple puree, rum, and a couple ice cubes, and shake vigorously to combine. Pour into a cocktail glass filled with ice and top with a splash of club soda. Garnish with a fresh mint sprig and a couple lime slices if you’re feeling fancy.

For the Ginger Simple Syrup:

  • Place all the ingredients in a small saucepan and bring to a boil. Once the sugar has dissolved (it should only take about a minute), remove from the heat and let the mixture sit for 20 minutes. Strain into a jar (or other airtight container), cover and chill. The syrup will keep in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.

For the Pineapple Puree:

  • Place the pineapple in a blender and puree until smooth. (So simple!)