Mojito sorbet

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Mojito sorbet
Mojito sorbet
  • Serves: 8

  • Prep time:

  • Cooking time:

  • Total time:

    plus standing and freezing
  • Skill level: Easy peasy

  • Costs: Mid-price

Woman's Weekly recipe How do you make a mojito even more delicious? Freeze it and turn it into a sorbet, of course! Our delicious mojito sorbet recipe transforms the classic minty cocktail into a fat-free dessert that's perfect for summer parties and barbecues. This one is for grown-ups only!


  • 100g caster sugar 
  • 5-6 limes
  • 50g fresh mint (leaves and stalks)
  • 3tbsp white or light rum, plus extra for serving
  • 1 egg white, lightly beaten

If you're making this sorbet for a party, serve it in cocktail glasses with umbrellas and straws for a fun twist.


  1. Put the sugar with 600ml water into a pan. Heat to dissolve the sugar then bring to the boil. Add the finely grated zest from 2 of the limes and the mint, setting aside 5 leaves. Take off the heat. Cover and leave to stand for 10 mins, then take off the cover. Pour into a bowl and leave to cool at room temperature. Put in the fridge to cool.
  2. Strain into a rigid container, pressing the mint to extract all the flavour. Discard the mint stalks and leaves. Stir in juice from all the limes (about 125ml) and rum. Finely chop the 5 mint leaves and stir in.
  3. Freeze the mixture until almost frozen, check after 2 hours, stir with a fork. Freeze for another couple of hours, then break up into chunks. Put it into a food processor with the egg white and pulse to mix . Freeze again until solid. Use within 3 months.
  4. To serve, put a few mint leaves into chilled glasses, add small scoops of sorbet and another slug of rum, and lime wedges.

Nutritional information per portion

  • Low
  • Med
  • High
  • Calories 65(kcal)
  • Fat 0.0g
  • Saturates 0.0g

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

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