Caipirinhas with pineapple

Caipirinhas with pineapple

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Prep: 15 mins No cook

Easy

Makes 8

Though traditionally made with limes, the national cocktail of Brazil can also be made with pineapple or passion fruit

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: Per caipirinha

  • kcal433
  • fat0g
  • saturates0g
  • carbs80g
  • sugars77g
  • fibre2g
  • protein1g
  • salt0g
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Ingredients

  • 1 small pineapple
    Pineapple

    Pineapple

    pine-ap-pel

    With its tuft of spiky, dusty green leaves and cross-hatched, golden orange skin, the pineapple…

  • juice 4 limes
    Lime

    Lime

    ly-m

    The same shape, but smaller than…

  • bunch fresh mint
    Mint

    Mint

    mi-nt

    There are several types of mint, each with its own subtle difference in flavour and appearance.…

  • 8 tbsp golden caster sugar
  • 400ml cachaça liqueur, or light rum
  • crushed ice for 8 glasses
  • 800ml pineapple juice
    Pineapple

    Pineapple

    pine-ap-pel

    With its tuft of spiky, dusty green leaves and cross-hatched, golden orange skin, the pineapple…

Method

  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.

  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.

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rebekahg91
10th Jul, 2015
5.05
Yum!
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