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The Perfect Winter Cocktail: Cranberry Mojito Recipe

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cranberry mojito recipe

Whether your having a wild ladies night or elegant cocktail party, this Cranberry Mojito Recipe is the perfect winter cocktail! Kelly Oshiro & Melissa Traub of Santa Barbara Chic shared this clever spin to get us in the mood for Valentine’s Day, but you can shake it up however you like!




cranberry mojito recipe

– 1 1/2 shot of Bacardi Rum
– Pinch of raw sugar
– Lime wedge
– Spoonfull of boiled and strained fresh cranberries
– 7-10 fresh mint leaves
– Soda
– Splash of cranberry juice
– Splash of sprite


Muddle mint, lime wedge (extract oils from rind), boiled cranberries, and sugar in a flat-surfaced glass. Add ice, rum, splashes of sprite and cranberry juice, and fill with soda. Shake well and serve on the rocks with a raw sugar rim.

cranberry mojito recipe



– Photographer: Jess Wilcox Photography
– Produced & Styled by: Kelly Oshiro for Santa Barbara Chic
– Recipe & Mixologist: Melissa Traub


  1. Inspired by This Blog February 4, 2013 at 9:44 am

    LOVE the striped glass cups, too! So cute!

    • Fred May 29, 2013 at 2:28 pm

      Try the ready-to-go cranberries from Lounge Attire Cocktail Cranberries.

  2. […] If you’re making a mojito, why not experiment with cranberries, the favorite flavor of every Cosmo-drinking gal? Use boiled fresh cranberries in this recipe so they’ll be softer and easy to mash up in your glass along with rum, mint, seltzer, cranberry juice, and a pinch of sugar. Get the recipe here. […]

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