Classic Brazilian Caipirinha
The balance of sweet and sour in a Caipirinha is so important, so you can adjust the mix of sugar to lime after you’ve made the first drink. Just don’t try too many in one session…
- 2 heaped teaspoons of white sugar
- 1 medium sized lime see directions for cutting
- 1 good pour of Cachaça 21/2oz – 3oz
Chop the ends off the lime. Cut through the lime slightly off-centre and then diagonally to make quarters.
Remove the white ‘stem’ from the apex of the slices and halve the slices again to make a total of 8 pieces of lime.
Place the lime pieces and sugar in a glass (preferably a lowball or rocks glass) and muddle with a wooden pestle.
Add ice to the glass and pour over the Cachaça.
It’s best to mix the drink by placing a cocktail shaker head over the glass and shaking, but you can just stir it as well.
Sip the drink! Slowly.
Serving: 1g | Calories: 119kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 3g