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Caipirinha served in glasses

Caipirinha

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • No cook
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Enjoy a refreshing caipirinha at a summer barbecue or party. This classic cocktail is made with cachaça, lime and sugar. Serve with fresh wedges of lime 

  • Dairy-free
  • Egg-free
  • Gluten-free
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: Per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal245
fat0g
saturates0g
carbs31g
sugars30g
fibre0.5g
protein0.1g
salt0.01g
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Ingredients

Method

  • STEP 1

    Put the lime wedges in a large jug with the sugar, then use a muddler or the end of a rolling pin to break them down. Release as much juice from the wedges as possible, and let it mix with the sugar to create a syrup – you can also do this with a large pestle and mortar. Discard the lime peel.

  • STEP 2

    Divide the syrup and cachaça between four glasses, then top with the crushed ice. Serve garnished with lime wedges, if you like.

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Rating: 3 out of 5.2 ratings

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