Coconut Rum Mojito made with 2 kinds of rum

The Coconut Mojito – sweet, creamy, heavenly. Cuba’s most famous drink

This coconut rum Mojito is extra work, but oh, it is so extra special!

Coconut Rum Mojito made with 2 kinds of rum
Coconut Rum Mojito made with 2 kinds of rum

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Ingredients you’ll need to make a Coconut Mojito

Coconut Rum Mojito Ingredients
Coconut Rum Mojito Ingredients

Muddle the mint leaves, lime wedges and sugar in a cocktail shaker, just long enough to release the minty flavor. Then add the coconut water and rums. Squeeze in 2 tablespoons of fresh lime juice and shake well to combine. If you don’t have a good shaker, try this one from OXO.

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Coconut Rum Mojito made with 2 kinds of rum

Coconut Rum Mojito

This is an awesome coconut rum mojito but it’s not a quick drink to make. There are multiple steps involved but it was so good that I had to share it.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Course Drinks, Happy Hour
Cuisine Cuban
Servings 2 People


The Mojito

  • 6 Mint leaves
  • 1 Lime Cut into 6 wedges lengthwise
  • 1 Tablespoon Simple Syrup
  • 2 Tablespoons Lime Juice
  • 8 Ounces Coconut water
  • 2 Ounces White Rum
  • 4 Ounces Coconut Rum
  • Ice
  • Club Soda
  • Mint sprigs for garnish

To Rim the Glass

  • 1 Tablespoon Unsweetened Shredded Coconut
  • 1/2 Tablespoon Lime zest
  • 1 Tablespoon Kosher salt
  • Jet-Puffed Marshmallow Cream or Fluff


To Rim the Glass with Coconut

  • On a small plate, combine unsweetened shredded coconut, lime zest, and kosher salt
  • On a small plate add 2 tablespoons of Jet-Puffed Marshmallow Cream or Fluff and spread it across the plate
  • Roll the rim of 2 glasses into the Jet-Puffed Marshmallow Cream or Fluff, then dip the rims into the coconut mixture to coat

Coconut Rum Mojito

  • Muddle the mint leaves, 3 lime wedges and simple syrup in a cocktail shaker, just long enough to release the minty flavor
  • Add the coconut water, rums and lime juice to the shaker
  • Shake to combine
  • Fill the glasses with ice, then pour in unstrained liquid, dividing evenly
  • Top with club soda and stir
  • Garnish with lime wedges and more mint leaves


For the best price coconut water look in the international section of your grocery store. Coconut water in the ‘drink’ isle is much more expensive
Keyword Cocktail, Coconut, Coconut Rum, Mojito
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