Virgin Mojito Mocktail


Make this minty cocktail zero-alcohol by swapping the rum for apple juice mixed with almond extract. All the Cuban flavour, none of the hangover! I’ve given this drink a zero-alcohol twist by swapping the rum for apple juice mixed with a dash of almond extract. Trust me, it works!

Virgin mojito Mocktail

Virgin mojito Mocktail

  • Author: Maki Hojo
  • Total Time: 5 mins
  • Yield: 1
  • Category: Cocktails
  • Method: Easy
  • Cuisine: caribbean


  • lime 1, halved and sliced into wedges
  • caster sugar 1 tsp
  • mint leaves 6, plus extra to garnish
  • apple juice 3-4 tbsp
  • almond extract a dash
  • sparkling water for topping up


  1. Use the end of a rolling pin to muddle the lime wedges with the sugar in a highball glass. Add the mint leaves and lightly muddle again. Fill the glass with ice and pour over the fruit juice and almond extract. Stir, then top up with sparkling water and garnish with more mint leaves.

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