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Nectarine Mojitos

Two Nectarine Mojitos in tall glasses with mint.

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 Mojitos in tall glasses with lime halves and nectarines beside them.

Nectarine Mojito

Nectarine Mojitos

SERVINGS: 2

Ingredients

  • 1 1/3 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

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

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12 thoughts on “Nectarine Mojitos”

  1. Denise Browning@From Brazil To You

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

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

  3. Tessa @ Feral Kitchen

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

  4. Peachy @ The Peach Kitchen

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

  5. Stephanie @ Eat My Tortes

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

  6. Andi @ The Weary Chef

    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 🙂

  7. Julia | JuliasAlbum.com

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

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