Caipirinhas with pineapple
- Preparation and cooking time
- No cook
- Makes 8
Though traditionally made with limes, the national cocktail of Brazil can also be made with pineapple or passion fruit
- STEP 1
Core the pineapple and cut into 3cm chunks. Place 8 small handfuls of pineapple, the lime juice, half the mint and the sugar into a pitcher and mash up with the end of a rolling pin or a fat wooden spoon.
- STEP 2
Pour in the cachaça and a little crushed ice, then pour into 8 glasses, and add more crushed ice. Pour the pineapple juice over, filling to the rim. Garnish the glasses with extra mint sprigs and cocktail sticks with pieces of pineapple threaded on.