Caipirinha

A refreshing summertime cocktail featuring the Brazilian spirit, Cachaça. The right amount of sugar ensures balance of sweet & sour flavours.

Ingredients

6 cl

Cachaça

3/4

Lime

3 tsp

Brown Sugar

Preparation

Slice lime into eighth

Step 1

Add 3/4 of the lime to your glass

Step 2

Add three heaped teaspoons of brown sugar

Step 3

Muddle until sugar is mixed in with the lime juice

Step 4

Fill the glass with ice

Step 5

Add the Cachaça & stir

Step 6

Garnish with a lime wedge

Step 7

Details

Caipirinha is Brazil's national cocktail, made with cachaça, sugar, and lime. The drink is prepared by mixing the fruit and the sugar together, then adding the liquor. This can be made in a single large glass to be shared among people, or in a larger jar, from which it is served in individual glasses.

Time

5 min