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A coconut-watermelon mojito on a straw placemat with a mint sprig and fruit around it.

Coconut-Watermelon Mojito

Fresh watermelon chunks, mint leaves and lime juice are muddled with sweet cream of coconut for this summer’s most refreshing cocktail. You’ll think you’re on a tropical island with this coconut-watermelon mojito in hand.
Course Beverages
Cuisine Cuban
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 drink
Calories 302kcal


  • Cocktail shaker
  • Muddler
  • Jigger or small measuring cup
  • Strainer


  • 8-10 fresh mint leaves
  • 1 lime juiced
  • ½ cup watermelon cut into chunks
  • 2 ounces white rum
  • 1 ounce cream of coconut see note
  • Ice
  • Club soda for topping


  • In a cocktail shaker, add the mint leaves, lime juice and watermelon chunks. Muddle until the watermelon mostly breaks down.
  • Add the rum, cream of coconut and a handful of ice. Put the cocktail shaker top on and shake vigorously for about 15-30 seconds.
  • Replace the cocktail shaker top with a cocktail strainer and strain into ice-filled glasses. Top with club soda and gently stir. If desired, garnish with more fresh mint, watermelon and lime slices. Enjoy!


  • Make sure you use cream of coconut, not coconut milk or coconut cream. You can find this in the aisle of the grocery store with all the alcohol mixers.
  • Nutritional information is only an estimate. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.


Serving: 1drink | Calories: 302kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 19mg | Potassium: 200mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 806IU | Vitamin C: 28mg | Calcium: 47mg | Iron: 1mg