Nectarine Mojitos

by Christin Mahrlig on August 3, 2013

in Cocktails

Nectarine Mojito

Mojitos have soared on popularity in recent years and you can find numerous variations of them beyond the traditional Mint Mojito. I’ve made various mojitos including strawberry, peach, and watermelon. Nectarine Mojitos are among my favorite. Ok maybe I say that about every Mojito I try.

Nectarines are very similar to peaches but as much as I love peaches, I’ll choose a nectarine over a peach any day. To me, they have a much sweeter flavor than peaches. When chosing nectarines, look for ones with lots of speckles on the skin. They tend to be sweeter. Use either white nectarines, which tend to be the sweetest, or yellow, which are more tangy and taste most like peaches.

Nectarine Mojito

Nectarine Mojitos
 
Recipe type: Cocktail
Serves: 2

Ingredients
  • 1⅓ cups peeled, diced Nectarines
  • ¾ lime, halved and cut into thin slices
  • 8-12 mint leaves
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • ½ cup rum
  • ½ cup club soda

Instructions
  1. Place apricots, lime, and mint in a pitcher and muddle together. Add sugar and rum. Stir together.
  2. Pour mixture into 2 glasses filled with ice. Add ¼ cup club soda to each glass and serve.

 

 

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{ 11 comments… read them below or add one }

Denise Browning@From Brazil To You August 7, 2013 at 11:33 pm

What gorgeous mojitos…Looking at the beautiful pictures made me thirsty!!!

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alanna August 6, 2013 at 10:23 pm

Ah, those look so refreshing! I have been addicted to nectarines the past few weeks. Wish I had one of these right about now… ;)

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Ari @ Ari's Menu August 6, 2013 at 10:45 am

These look so light and refreshing! Yum!

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Tessa @ Feral Kitchen August 4, 2013 at 11:14 am

Gorgeous mojitos! Fresh, bright and perfect for summer! Have a great day Christin!

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Peachy @ The Peach Kitchen August 4, 2013 at 10:39 am

Hi Christin, thanks for dropping by my blog! It’s so nice to meet you and these Nectarine Mojitos are so gorgeous!

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Stephanie @ Eat My Tortes August 4, 2013 at 9:24 am

this looks amazing! i have all the ingredients so i’ll definitely be having one (possibly two!) of those this evening!

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Christin Mahrlig August 4, 2013 at 9:25 am

Hope you like it Stephanie :)

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Kristi @ Inspiration Kitchen August 3, 2013 at 11:43 pm

Oh yum! Just ask me how much I want one of these right now!!!

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Andi @ The Weary Chef August 3, 2013 at 11:10 pm

These are GORGEOUS and sound absolutely delicious. I have had some very sweet nectarines lately and might have to agree that they are even better than peaches. Thanks for a wonderful recipe! Pinned :)

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Julia | JuliasAlbum.com August 3, 2013 at 5:13 pm

I love nectarines! I can only imagine how amazing they taste in this mojito! Pinned!

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Christin Mahrlig August 3, 2013 at 5:22 pm

I love nectarines too Julia and they taste fabulous in a mojito!

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