Mango Mojito Mocktail Recipe

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Nic Polotnianko

I fell in love with the art of mixology 6 years ago. Since then, I've honed my skills, crafting a myriad of cocktail recipes, and sharing my passion with other enthusiasts.

Last Updated: January 16, 2024


The Mango Mojito Mocktail is a non-alcoholic twist on the classic Mojito, which hails from Havana, Cuba. Traditionally, a Mojito is a blend of white rum, sugar, lime juice, soda water, and mint. This mocktail version substitutes the rum with fresh mango puree, adding a tropical sweetness that pairs beautifully with the zesty lime and mint.

  • Who Would Enjoy It?
    • Those who prefer non-alcoholic beverages.
    • Individuals looking for a refreshing summer drink.
    • Fans of tropical flavors.

How Mango Mojito Mocktail Tastes?

The Mango Mojito Mocktail offers a delightful combination of sweet and tangy flavors. The ripe mango provides a lush, fruity sweetness that is perfectly balanced by the sharpness of fresh lime juice. The mint adds a cool, refreshing note, while the soda water gives it a fizzy lift, making it light and invigorating.

Interesting facts about Mango Mojito Mocktail

  • The Mojito is believed to have originated in Cuba, with its roots tracing back to a 16th-century drink called 'El Draque', named after Sir Francis Drake.
  • Mangoes are not only delicious but also rich in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.
  • Mocktails like the Mango Mojito Mocktail are gaining popularity as people seek out healthier and more inclusive social drinking options.


Fresh Mango Puree

The star of the show! Mango puree brings a tropical sweetness and velvety texture. Without it, you'd lose the 'mango' in your Mojito Mocktail! Too little and the drink would lack character, too much might overpower the subtler mint and lime flavors.

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Lime Juice

Freshly squeezed to add that essential zesty kick which balances the sweetness of the mango and syrup. Omitting it would make a one-dimensional sweet drink. Swap with lemon juice for a different citrus note.

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Simple Syrup

It's the sweet glue that harmonizes the flavors! If we skip the syrup, the drink could become too tart. It’s like going to a party and forgetting to invite your sweetest friend! Adjust to taste if your mangoes are naturally sweeter or you prefer a tarter mocktail.

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Fresh Mint Leaves

Mint is the refreshing soul of any Mojito. It adds a cool, fresh dimension. No mint means no Mojito! It's like Batman without his cape; sure, he can still save Gotham, but it’s just not the same.

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Soda Water

The fizz that brings the buzz! Soda water adds the sparkle and lightness making the mocktail delightfully sippable. Without it, you might as well be drinking a smoothie.

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Ice Cubes

Not here just to chill; ice helps to dilute the mixture to the perfect sipping strength. Without ice, the drink would be too intense and warm. It’s like going on a summer holiday without packing your shorts!

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Recipe. How to make Mango Mojito Mocktail Drink

  1. Muddle the Mint: In a sturdy glass, gently muddle the mint leaves with simple syrup to release the flavors.
  2. Add Mango and Lime: Pour in the fresh mango puree and lime juice.
  3. Fill with Ice: Add ice cubes to the glass until it is nearly full.
  4. Top with Soda: Pour soda water over the ice.
  5. Mix: Stir the mixture gently to combine.
  6. Garnish: Slap a mint sprig against your hand to release the aroma and place it on top of the drink.

Pro Tips

  • Chill Your Glass: To keep your mocktail cool longer, chill the glass in the freezer for a few minutes before preparing the drink.
  • Fresh Ingredients: Always use fresh mint and ripe mangoes for the best flavor.
  • Balance is Key: Adjust the sweetness and acidity to your taste by adding more simple syrup or lime juice if necessary.

Perfect Pairings

Food Pairings with Mango Mojito Mocktail


  • Spring Rolls: The light and fresh flavors of vegetable spring rolls complement the fruity and minty notes of the mocktail.
  • Shrimp Ceviche: The acidity of the ceviche balances the sweetness of the mango puree.

Main Courses:

  • Grilled Chicken or Fish: The light and refreshing nature of this mocktail pairs well with simply seasoned grilled poultry or seafood.
  • Tacos: Whether it's fish tacos or vegetarian options, the tangy and sweet mocktail enhances the vibrant flavors.


  • Key Lime Pie: The citrus notes mirror the lime juice in the mocktail, creating a harmonious dessert pairing.
  • Coconut Pudding: The tropical taste of coconut beautifully complements the mango-themed beverage.


  • Salted Nuts: The saltiness of the nuts will contrast and accentuate the sweetness and freshness of the mocktail.
  • Fresh Fruit Salad: A bowl of mixed fruits will echo the fruity theme without overwhelming the palate.

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What you could change in Mango Mojito Mocktail

  • Mango Puree: If fresh mangoes aren't available, you can use canned mango puree or mango nectar.
  • Simple Syrup: Agave syrup or honey can be used as a natural sweetener alternative.
  • Soda Water: For an extra tropical twist, coconut water can be a delightful substitute.

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Tropical Mojito Mocktail

Add 0.5 oz of coconut cream. Swap soda water for coconut water. This twist takes you straight to the beaches of the Caribbean, adding a creamy, nutty note and enhancing the tropical vibe.

Spicy Mango Mojito Mocktail

Include a thinly sliced jalapeño during the muddling stage. The spice brings a zesty surprise and pairs well with the sweetness of the mango and the mint's coolness.

Berry Mango Mojito Mocktail

Incorporate 1 oz of mixed berry puree. The berries introduce a tart complexity, complementing the mango's sweetness and the tangy lime juice. Plus, the drink turns into a beautiful sunset color.

In case you forgot basics how to make Mango Mojito Mocktail

The basic composition of simple syrup is relatively straightforward – a 1:1 ratio of sugar and water. This mixture is heated until the sugar dissolves, resulting in a clear, sweet syrup.

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Insert the spoon into the glass until it touches the bottom. Keep the back of the spoon against the inside wall of the glass, and stir in a smooth, circular motion. The goal is to swirl the ice and ingredients together without churning or splashing.

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The key to proper muddling is to crush the ingredients just enough to release their flavors and not overdo it. Over-muddling can result in a bitter taste, especially with herbs.

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Garnishing a bar drink depends on the type of garnish and the cocktail. Generally, it involves preparing the garnish (like cutting a citrus wheel or picking a sprig of mint), and then adding it to the drink in a visually appealing way (like perching it on the rim or floating it on top).

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Frequently Asked Questions on Mango Mojito Mocktail

Can I make a large batch of Mango Mojito Mocktail for a party?

Yes, you can easily scale up the recipe to make a large batch. Just multiply the ingredient quantities by the number of servings you need, mix everything except the soda water in a large pitcher, and add the soda water just before serving to maintain the fizziness.

Is Mango Mojito Mocktail suitable for children?

Absolutely! Since it's a non-alcoholic drink, it is a perfect refreshing beverage for children, especially during hot summer days.

How can I store leftover Mango Mojito Mocktail?

It's best to drink your mocktail fresh. However, if you have leftovers, store them in the refrigerator in a sealed container for up to 24 hours. Just remember that the soda will lose its fizz over time.

What is the best way to muddle mint leaves?

Use a muddler or the back of a spoon to gently press the mint leaves against the glass. The goal is to bruise the leaves to release their essential oils, not to shred them.

Can I use frozen mango instead of fresh?

Yes, frozen mango is a convenient alternative when fresh mangoes aren't in season. Just thaw it before pureeing.

Is there a non-sugar alternative I can use for the simple syrup?

You can opt for a sugar-free sweetener like stevia or erythritol if you're looking to reduce the sugar content. Adjust the amount to your taste preference.

What types of food are best to avoid pairing with this mocktail?

Heavy, creamy, or overly spicy foods might overpower the delicate balance of flavors in the Mango Mojito Mocktail.

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