Pineapple Mojito Punch is an easy recipe that takes the traditional Mojito recipe to a tropical paradise with the addition of bits of fresh pineapple and pineapple rum for a refreshing summer drink!
The taste of fresh mint and lime always takes me to a happy summertime place! Add pineapple and I’m in the tropics! Mojitos, the traditional highball of Cuba, are typically made with white rum, sugar, lime juice, sparkling water, and mint. Add fresh pineapple and make them with pineapple rum and you’ve gone tropical. Switch out the sparking water for lemon lime soda and you’ll have a pitcher of Pineapple Mojito Punch!
What does a mojito taste like?
A mojito is made with fresh mint, fresh lime juice, sugar and rum. To make it a tall drink, soda and ice are added to it. The flavors of the fresh mint , tart lime and rum should all come through but mint should be the main flavor of a mojito.
How did the mojito cocktail become popular?
Born in the city of Havana on the island of Cuba, the Mojito became internationally popular when the renowned writer Ernest Hemingway took a liking to the drink while visiting a local Cuban bar. He then began drinking the cocktail when he returned to Key West in the states and its popularity took off! So relax, kick up your feet and enjoy the company of family and friends while you sip on a Pineapple Mojito….and give thanks that the Mojito went international!
Ingredients you will need to make this recipe
- pineapple chunks
- lime juice
- fresh mint
- superfine sugar
- lemon lime soda
- pineapple rum
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- 1 cup fresh pineapple chunks
- 1/2 cup lime juice, preferably fresh juice
- 1/2 cup fresh mint leaves
- 1/4 cup superfine sugar
- 3 cups lemon lime soda
- 1 1/2 cups pineapple rum
- 1 lime, thinly sliced
In pitcher combine pineapple chunks. lime juice, mint leaves and super-fine sugar. Using a wooden spoon or masher, "muddle" the mixture gently crushing pineapple chunks and mint leaves.
Add lemon lime soda, pineapple rum and lime slices, then add ice and serve.
Makes 6 cups + ice.