Celebrate Cherry Blossom Season – Benihana

Celebrate Cherry Blossom Season – BenihanaEvery year, blooming flowers signify the start of spring, and few are as beautiful as the cheerful, pink cherry blossom. Help your readers celebrate Japan’s most stunning time of the year, cherry blossom season, with Benihana’s delicious Cherry Pomegranate Mojito.

This drink with its perfectly balanced tart and sweet cherry flavors is a delicious way to honor the coming of spring. Your readers can make this vibrant red drink at home with the recipe below, or they can stop by their local Benihana and have one of our master mixologists craft one for them!


4 lime wedges
8 mint leaves
2 oz cherry rum
½ oz pomegranate liqueur
2 oz pomegranate juice
¼ oz grenadine syrup

Muddle lime and mint in a mixing glass
Add remaining ingredients
Add ice and shake
Pour into glass
Finish with a splash of soda water and lime wedge garnish