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Caipirinha Cocktail Recipe
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Caipirinha Cocktail
This sweet-tart, sugarcane rum concoction is the national cocktail of Brazil. See more
  • READY IN 5 mins

Caipirinha Cocktail

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"The Caipirinha is the national cocktail of Brazil. Made with a sugar cane rum known as cachaca, limes and sugar, it's a sweet, yet tart taste of South America"

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Directions

  1. Combine sugar and lime quarters in a pint glass. Crush and mix together using a cocktail muddler. Add cachaca and stir. Fill with ice and stir again.
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  • PREP 5 mins
  • READY IN 5 mins
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Aug 26, 2012

WAY TOO MUCH lime for the amount of drink. I used 1/2 a regular lime and even that was almost too much. I had to split the recipe and then add more sugar and Cachaça to make this palatable. Either use a small (key) lime or use at least 1 tbsp of sugar...otherwise it's just not the right mix.

 
Feb 15, 2013

Tastes nice and authentic. Very refreshing and simple. This is not a drink for everyone - particularly those who are used to drinking those over-sweet cocktails made with flavoured spirits that you find in most bars. Very nice recipe for a classic cocktail. I garnished mine with a curled lime peel and mint.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 165 kcal
  • 8%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 11.2 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Fiber
  • 1.9 g
  • 8%
  • Protein
  • 0.5 g
  • < 1%
  • Sodium
  • 13 mg
  • < 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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