An orange mojito mocktail with Sprite is a refreshing and citrusy non-alcoholic drink perfect for any occasion. It is a fruity spin on the classic mojito recipe, but instead of using rum, it uses fresh orange juice and Sprite for a bubbly twist.
About This Recipe
An orange mojito mocktail with Sprite is a refreshing non-alcoholic beverage that combines the citrusy notes of freshly squeezed orange juice with the bubbly and sweet Sprite. The lime wedges and mint leaves are muddled together to release the flavors and create a vibrant base for the mojito. Then, orange juice and Sprite are added to the mixture to provide a citrusy, sparkling, and fizzy element. The Sprite adds a touch of sweetness and complements the bright orange flavor beautifully.
Why You Will Love Orange Mojito Mocktail With Sprite
- Refreshing: The orange mojito mocktail with Sprite combines the zesty and tangy flavors of fresh orange juice with the classic minty taste of a mojito. The result is a refreshing and citrusy beverage that is guaranteed to brighten up your day! If you love fruity drinks, these non-alcoholic mocktails are awesome.
- Perfect for any occasion: An orange Mojito mocktail can be a fantastic choice for parties and get-togethers.
- Non-Alcoholic: While traditional mojitos are made with rum, an orange mojito mocktail can be prepared as a non-alcoholic drink. An orange mojito mocktail is a perfect option for those who prefer not to drink alcohol.
Orange Mojito Mocktail Ingredients
- Orange juice: Using fresh orange juice is often recommended when making mocktails because it offers a natural freshness and acidity that cannot be compared to packaged or bottled juices.
- Sprite: Adds a fantastic crispness, flavor, and fizz to the mojito.
- Fresh mint leaves: Muddled mint leaves add a hint of freshness.
- Lime: Muddle lime wedge or slices with mint leaves to give a zesty tang to the Mojito.
- Orange and lime slices: Try different garnishes such as sliced oranges, mint sprigs, or a sugar rim to add visual appeal to your orange mojito mocktail.
How to Make Orange Mojito Mocktail With Sprite
- Muddle lime and mint: Cut the lime into wedges. Remove any seeds if present. Take a sturdy glass and add the mint leaves to it. Squeeze the lime wedges into the glass. Drop the squeezed lime wedges into the glass as well. Using a muddler or the back of a wooden spoon, gently muddle mint leaves and lime together in the glass.
- Add orange juice: Add crushed ice to the glass and fill it 1/2 full with fresh orange juice.
- Add Sprite: Top it off with Sprite. Using a bar spoon, give a quick and gentle stir. Garnish with a sprig of fresh mint, orange, and lime wedges.
- Opt for fresh mint leaves, orange juice, lime juice, and other ingredients to ensure the best flavor in your mocktail.
- When muddling, gently press the mint leaves and lime together to release their flavors. Avoid over-muddling and crushing mint leaves.
- Adjust the sweetness and tartness of your mocktail by experimenting with the ratio of orange juice, lime juice, and Sprite.
What Is Mojito Mocktail Made Of?
A mojito mocktail is typically made with fresh mint leaves, simple syrup, fruit juice, lime juice, and sparkling water.
How Is an Orange Mojito Mocktail Served?
Fresh mint leaves, lime wedges, or even sliced oranges can be used to garnish the mocktail.
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- 1/2 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
- 1 lime, cut into wedges
- 6-8 mint leaves
- Crushed ice
- 2/3 cup sprite
- 1 mint sprig, for garnish
- Orange and lime wedges for garnish
Cut the lime into wedges. Remove any seeds if present. Take a sturdy glass and add the mint leaves to it. Squeeze the lime wedges into the glass. Drop the squeezed lime wedges into the glass as well. Using a muddler or the back of a wooden spoon, gently muddle mint leaves and lime together in the glass.
Add crushed ice to the glass and fill it 1/2 full with fresh orange juice.
Top it off with Sprite. Using a bar spoon, give a quick and gentle stir. Garnish with a sprig of fresh mint, orange, and lime wedges.