Pineapple Rum Agua Fresca

We have been making some fruity mixed drinks to cool off in the heat of the summer. We’ve been hooked on two particular recipes for a year now that I’m going to share here on the blog. They are both quite refreshing after a long day of doing yard work or gardening!


The first drink is a Pineapple Rum Agua Fresca that makes around six servings. We use fresh mint from the garden both in the drink and as a garnish. I hope you like this as much as we do!

Pineapple Rum Agua Fresca

  • 1/4 cup plus 1/3 cup sugar, divided
  • 3 cups fresh pineapple chunks (about half of one large pineapple
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
  • 1 cup light rum
  • 1 cup chilled club soda
  • Fresh mint sprigs
  1. Place 1/4 cup sugar in a shallow dish. Wet rims of glasses in a second shallow bowl and then dip rims in sugar.
  2. Combine pineapple, remaining 1/3 cup sugar, lime juice, rum, club soda and chopped mint in a blender; blend 30 seconds to 1 min. or until mixture is frothy.
  3. Serve in prepared glasses over ice. Garnish with mint sprigs.

It is such a wonderfully refreshing cold drink! The chickens wanted my mint!

2 Comments Add yours

  1. Jane says:

    It’s research for your blog. You MUST perfect. 😉 Thanks for sharing. I once spent a day during college perfecting margueritas. ha


    1. Melissa Peterson says:

      Oh yes! Research for sure.


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