This Toasted Frozen Coconut Mojito is a summer must have! Made lighter with fresh lime juice, a mint simple syrup, and then blended with coconut milk for a refreshing cocktail that you won’t have trouble asking for seconds!
about this coconut mojito recipe
A classic mojito recipe is a combination of rum, mint, lime, and simple syrup. It is a light and refreshing cocktail that is quite simple to make! An easy mojito recipe starts with a simple syrup – which is a mixture of sugar and water, boiled then reduced to a syrup consistency. It is perfect to add to cocktails for a touch of sweetness.
I love coconut so after I made my Coconut Margarita, it seemed necessary to make a Coconut Mojito! Mojitos are the ideal summer cocktail recipe with its tropical flavors and refreshing mint. So for that next happy hour, I have your cocktail right here!
ingredients you’ll need for this coconut recipe
- Sugar or Baking stevia
- White Rum
- Light Coconut Milk
- Toasted Coconut Flakes, for garnish, if desired
how to make this frozen coconut mojito
This easy mojito recipe starts with a mint simple syrup mixture, which is just sugar and water boiled down to syrup consistency. Then you combine all the ingredients to a blender, blend until smooth then serve with toasted coconut flakes if you wish!
- Let’s start with the Mint Simple Syrup: In a small saucepan, add sugar or baking stevia, water, and mint leaves. Bring to a boil, then reduce and let cook for 10 minutes. Strain mint and reserve simple syrup. Add to a container and let cool for a few hours, or until ready to serve. Or place in freezer for 10-15 to get cold. But don’t let it freeze!
- When ready to serve, add the rum, coconut milk, juice of limes, reserved mint simple syrup, and ice to a high powered blender.
- Divide frozen mojito to four cocktail glasses. Garnish with mint leaves and toasted coconut flakes, if desired. Serve immediately.
can you make this easy mojito recipe for a crowd?
Yes! This easy mojito recipe is perfect for a crowd as you can multiple the simple syrup for the number of drinks desired! Then when it is ready to serve, prepare the frozen coconut mojitos per the instructions listed. Depending on the size of your blender, you may be able to make 2-4 drinks at a time. Cheers, friends!
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