A Toast to Atlantic Canada: The Cran-Raspberry Mojito Mocktail Experience

Imagine a cocktail that encapsulates the very essence of Atlantic Canada – where each sip tells a story of the region’s lush landscapes and bountiful harvests. Enter the Cran-Raspberry Mojito Mocktail, a symphony of flavors crafted from the finest ingredients sourced from our picturesque shores.

At the heart of this tantalizing libation lies a medley of fresh, locally-sourced ingredients. Mint leaves, plucked from verdant gardens, infuse the drink with their invigorating aroma, while zesty lime wedges impart a burst of citrusy brightness. Alongside them, ripe raspberries add a touch of sweetness, their vibrant hue mirroring the rich tapestry of Atlantic Canadian flavors.

The star of the show? Cranberries, those iconic gems of the region, which lend their tart and tangy essence to every sip. Each cranberry, plucked from the vine, carries with it the spirit of the Atlantic coast – a testament to the land’s natural abundance and beauty.

Methodically crafted, the Cran-Raspberry Mojito Mocktail is a testament to the artistry of mixology. In a large cocktail shaker, mint leaves and lime wedges are delicately muddled, releasing their aromatic oils and juices. The addition of sugar and fresh raspberries brings depth and complexity to the mix, as the flavors meld together in perfect harmony.

With a flourish, the cranberry juice is poured into the shaker, infusing the concoction with its bold, fruity notes. A vigorous shake ensures that every ingredient is thoroughly blended, creating a symphony of flavors that dance across the palate.

As the m Mocktailocktail is poured into highball glasses filled with ice, anticipation builds for the finishing touch. A splash of soda water adds effervescence, elevating the drink to new heights of refreshment. Finally, garnished with additional lime wedges and mint leaves, each glass is a work of art – a testament to the beauty and bounty of Atlantic Canada.

In every sip of the Cran-Raspberry Mojito, one can taste the essence of Nova Scotia – a land of rugged coastlines, rolling hills, and abundant harvests. It’s more than just a cocktail; it’s a celebration of our region’s vibrant culinary heritage, a toast to the flavors that make Atlantic Canada truly unforgettable. Cheers to the Cran-Raspberry Mojito Mocktail – a tribute to the land, the sea, and the spirit of our home.

A very generous thank you to Nova Scotia Loyal for sponsoring this recipe. It is an honour to work with brands that align with our values and make it possible for us to share these recipes with you.


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Cran-Raspberry Mojito Mocktail

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  • Author: The Kilted Chef
  • Yield: Serves 2


Units Scale
  • 20 mint leaves
  • 4 lime wedges
  • 4 tbsp sugar
  • 1/4 cup fresh raspberries
  • 12 ounces Tera Beata Cranberry Juice
  • Soda water
  • Ice


  1. Place the mint leaves and two of the lime wedges into a large cocktail shakes, muddle together until the mint leaves have released their oils and the lime wedges have been juiced.
  2. Add the sugar, the remaining lime wedges and the raspberries, muddle until the raspberries are crushed.
  3. Top with the cranberry juice and shake well.
  4. Fill two highball glasses with ice, strain the mocktail mixture into the glasses.
  5. Top with soda water, garnish with additional lime wedges and mint leaves.
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