Try this Christmas mojito, then check out our sloe gin fizz, hot buttered rum, seabreeze cocktail and more Christmas cocktails.

A summery mojito gets a Christmas makeover thanks to the addition of cranberry juice, which nicely compliments the fragrant mint in the drink.

How to make a Christmas mojito... step-by-step video


  • 8-10 fresh mint leaves, plus a sprig to garnish
  • 25ml lime juice
  • 2 tbsp caster sugar
  • 50ml white rum
  • 100ml cranberry juice
  • soda water, to top up
  • pomegranate seeds to garnish


  • STEP 1

    Muddle together the mint leaves, lime juice and sugar in a tumbler or highball glass. Pour over the rum and stir. Add a handful of ice cubes, followed by the cranberry juice and a little soda water to top up. Garnish with a sprig of mint leaves and a few pomegranate seeds.

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