Kiwifruit and apple mojitos

November 1, 2023
kiwi and apple mojito

Enjoy in a refreshing twist on the classic mojito with our kiwifruit and apple mojito recipe. The zing of ripe kiwifruit and the crisp sweetness of apples come together in a delicious blend of flavours.

Kiwifruit and apple mojitos

By Illanique van Aswegen Serves: 4
Cooking Time: 40 mins



  • 100g sugar
  • 125ml (½ cup) water
  • 10ml (2 tsp) lemon juice
  • 4 fresh mint sprigs

  • 200g kiwifruit, chopped
  • 160ml cloudy
  • apple juice
  • 140g cucumber, peeled and chopped
  • 80ml rum
  • 60ml (¼ cup) fresh mint leaves
  • 25g (1 tbsp) honey

  • crushed ice
  • 125ml (½ cup) fresh mint leaves
  • 2 (180g) sliced kiwifruit
  • 1L (4 cups) sparkling water


For the sugar syrup


In a pot over medium heat, stir the sugar into the water. Remove from heat once the sugar has dissolved and the mixture is clear. Stir in the lemon juice and fresh mint sprigs, and allow to cool. Discard the mint sprigs.

For the kiwi purée


Place all of the ingredients in a food processor and blitz until smooth. Combine the purée and the cooled sugar syrup.

To serve


Place the crushed ice, mint leaves and kiwifruit slices in serving glasses. Pour the kiwifruit mixture over the ice and top it off with the sparkling water.

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Recipe styled by: Illanique van Aswegen

Recipe photographer: Adel Ferreira

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