Classic Mojito in a beer mug on a wooden board with a muddler, measuring cup, and mint leaf

Classic Mojito

A classic mojito is the perfect drink to cool off during the heat of the summer. Make your own in 10 minutes with this easy recipe.
Course Drinks
Cuisine American, Cuban
Keyword alcoholic, drink, lime, mint, mojito
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 262kcal
Author Stephanie Lynch



  • 2 sprigs mint leaves
  • 1 lime
  • 2 oz rum
  • 1 tsp granulated sugar
  • ice
  • 8 oz 7-Up


  • Pull the leaves off of the mint sprigs and muddle them in a serving glass
  • Cut the lime into wedges and squeeze the juice into the glass then muddle the wedges with the mint leaves
  • Add the rum and sugar, stirring until the sugar partially dissolves in the liquid
  • Fill the glass with ice then top with 7-Up
  • Stir gently so the soda doesn’t fizz


Serving: 1g | Calories: 262kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 25mg | Potassium: 68mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 28g | Vitamin A: 85IU | Vitamin C: 19.5mg | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 0.4mg