Imagine enhancing the classic Mojito cocktail with the crisp, cooling essence of cucumber. That’s where the Cucumber Mojito comes in, a delightful drink that promises to tantalize your taste buds.

This version of the Mojito adds a contemporary twist by incorporating cucumber, enhancing the original recipe’s refreshing nature. And in case you didn’t know, cucumber and mint go together like espresso and leche evaporada. IYKYK.

If you’re new to making cocktails at home, the key to any Mojito lies in the muddling process.

This technique releases the flavors and aromas of the mint leaves and cucumber, creating a deep, refreshing base. Don’t worry about perfecting it; the rustic, handcrafted feel is part of the charm.

But if you want a masterclass in how to muddle mint then check out your favorite Aussie bartender as he breaks down how to make the best Mojito.

The Cucumber Mojito is more than just a drink; it’s a sensory experience. It’s an invitation to experiment and savor the process of cocktail making. So gather your ingredients, and let’s create this delightful drink together!

cucumber mojito cocktail

Cucumber Mojito

A refreshing twist on the classic Mojito, infused with crisp cucumber.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Drinks
Cuisine cuban
Servings 1
Calories 250 kcal


  • 2 oz white rum
  • 3/4 oz simple syrup
  • 3/4 oz lime juice
  • 8-10 mint leaves
  • 6 cucumber slices thinly sliced
  • Club soda


  • Place mint leaves, cucumber slices and simple syrup into a sturdy glass. Muddle well to release the essential oils from the mint and cucumber.
  • Fill the glass with ice cubes.
  • Pour the rum over the ice, and fill the glass with club soda.
  • Using a barspoon gently (and briefly) agitate the mix to incorporate the ingredients.
  • Garnish with extra cucumber slices and mint leaves and enjoy immediately, ideally with a straw or a stirrer to mix the flavors as you sip.


Calories: 250kcal
Keyword cucumber, mint, mojito riff
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