Bergamot mojito

Bergamot mojito

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Prep: 20 mins Cook: 10 mins plus 3 hrs freezing


Serves 6

Perfumed bergamot zest and juice are combined with rum, mint, lime and sugar in a twist on the standard mojito - serve at a dinner party as guests arrive

Nutrition and extra info

  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal264
  • fat0g
  • saturates0g
  • carbs51g
  • sugars51g
  • fibre0g
  • protein0g
  • salt0g
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  • 300g golden caster sugar
  • 12 mint leaves
  • 6 limes, juiced
  • 1 bergamot, zested and juiced (available from
  • 150ml golden rum


  1. Mix the sugar with 1 ltr water in a medium saucepan. Bring to the boil, then cool to room temperature.

  2. Blend the mint, lime juice and bergamot zest and juice in a food processor, then add the cooled syrup and blend until combined. Pour into a plastic container and freeze, stirring with a fork every 30 mins until frozen.

  3. To serve, scoop the granita into chilled glasses and pour the rum over.

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