Looking for a delicious (and colorful) way to beat the heat this summer? Then you have to try this super easy Watermelon Mojito cocktail recipe.

There’s no better way to cool down than with this refreshing cocktail in hand. This summer-ready twist on the classic Cuban cocktail combines the sweetness of ripe watermelon with the zesty kick of lime and mint.

By incorporating watermelon, we’re not just adding a sweet, juicy layer; we’re transforming the drink into a summertime must-have.

Now, let’s dive into the recipe and start sipping on summer.

watermelon mojito cocktail

Watermelon Mojito

A juicy, refreshing take on the classic Mojito, bursting with fresh watermelon flavor.
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
  • 1/2 oz simple syrup
  • 3/4 oz lime juice
  • 8-10 mint leaves
  • 4-6 diced watermelon cubes
  • Club soda


  • Place mint leaves, diced watermelon and simple syrup into a sturdy glass. Muddle well to release the essential oils from the mint and juices from the watermelon.
  • 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 a watermelon slice and a sprig of mint and enjoy immediately.


Calories: 250kcal
Keyword mint, mojito riff, watermelon
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