Kiwi Infused Water: Benefits, Recipes, and More

Kiwi Infused water

Kiwi infused water is a refreshing and healthy way to stay hydrated. This infused water is packed with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, making it a great alternative to plain water. In this article, we will explore the benefits of kiwi infused water, share some delicious recipes, and even discuss how to incorporate it into mocktails and cocktails.

Sliced kiwis good source of Vitamin C

Benefits of Kiwi Infused Water

  • Rich in Vitamin C: Kiwis are renowned for their high vitamin C content, which boosts the immune system, promotes collagen production, and aids in tissue repair.
  • Antioxidant Powerhouse: Loaded with antioxidants like vitamin E and polyphenols, kiwi infused water helps combat oxidative stress, reducing the risk of chronic diseases.
  • Hydration Boost: Infusing water with kiwi slices enhances its flavor, encouraging increased water intake and hydration, essential for overall well-being.
  • Digestive Aid: Kiwis contain enzymes like actinidain, which aid in digestion and may alleviate symptoms of bloating and indigestion.
  • Low in Calories: Kiwi infused water provides a flavorful alternative to sugary beverages, offering hydration with minimal calories, ideal for those watching their calorie intake.


Here are some delicious kiwi infused water recipes to try at home:

Kiwi Infused Water

Kiwi Infused Water Recipe

Sip on the goodness of kiwi with this easy infused water recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Refrigeration Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 10 minutes
Course Drinks
Cuisine Global
Servings 3 people


  • 2 ripe kiwis (peeled and sliced)
  • 5-6 fresh mint leaves
  • 1 liter still water


  • Wash and peel the kiwis, then cut them into thin slices.
    Thin Kiwi Slices
  • Wash the fresh mint leaves.
    Fresh Mint Leaves
  • Place the kiwi slices and mint leaves in a large jar or bottle.
    kiwi and mint leaves in a pitcher
  • Pour 1 liter of still water over the kiwi and mint.
    jar of Kiwi and fresh Mint leaves filled with water
  • Cover the jar or bottle with a lid or cling film.
  • Chill the infused water in the fridge for at least 4 hours, but for best results, leave it overnight.
    Kiwi Infused water ready for refrigeration


  • Use ripe fruit for a more intense flavor.
  • Bruise the mint leaves before adding them to release their flavor.
  • Longer chilling time results in a more intense taste.
  • You can mash some of the fruits to help release their flavors.
  • Remove the fruits from the water once you are happy with the taste to prevent them from going off.
  • Keep the infused water in the fridge to avoid spoiling.

Mocktail Recipes with Kiwi Infused Water

Kiwi infused water can also be used as a base for mocktails. Here is a simple recipe

Kiwi Mojito Mocktail

Kiwi Mojito Mocktail


  • Kiwi mint infused water
  • Lime juice
  • Soda water
  • Sugar or simple syrup
  • Mint leaves


  • In a glass, muddle mint leaves with lime juice and sugar until fragrant.
  • Add kiwi mint infused water and soda water.
  • Stir well to mix the flavors.
  • Garnish with mint leaves and kiwi slices.
  • Serve chilled over ice for a delicious mocktail.

Cocktail Recipes featuring Kiwi Infused Water

Kiwi infused water can also be used as a base for cocktails. Here are some ideas to try:

Kiwi Basil Smash - Cocktail

Kiwi Basil Smash


  1. Kiwi infused water
  2. Vodka or gin
  3. Fresh basil leaves
  4. Lime juice
  5. Simple syrup


  1. In a shaker, muddle basil leaves with lime juice and simple syrup.
  2. Add kiwi infused water and your choice of spirit (vodka or gin).
  3. Fill the shaker with ice and shake well to combine.
  4. Strain the mixture into a glass.
  5. Garnish with a kiwi slice and a basil leaf for an elegant presentation.

Kiwi Margarita


  1. Kiwi infused water
  2. Tequila
  3. Triple sec
  4. Lime juice
  5. Salt for rimming


  1. Rim a glass with salt by moistening the rim with lime juice and dipping it in salt.
  2. In a shaker, combine kiwi infused water, tequila, triple sec, and lime juice.
  3. Fill the shaker with ice and shake vigorously.
  4. Strain the mixture into the prepared glass.
  5. Garnish with a kiwi slice or a lime wedge for a tropical touch.
  6. Serve immediately for a refreshing Kiwi Margarita cocktail experience

Enjoy these delightful kiwi-infused beverages, whether you’re opting for a mocktail or a cocktail!

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