Caipirinha

Caipirinha
Course 
Drink
Serves 
1
Country of Origin 
Brazil
Preparation Time 
0:10
About This Recipe 

A wonderful summer cocktail. If you can't find cachaça, which is a Brazilian rum, you can use any white rum (or in a pinch you can make it with vodka).

Ingredients 

1 lime, cut into 8 wedges
2 1/2 heaping tsp. superfine sugar, or to taste
2 oz. cachaça
1/2 cup ice cubes

Preparation 

Place lime wedges and sugar in a cocktail shaker. Use muddler or end of wooden spoon to mash lime and sugar together. Add cachaça and stir. Add ice, cover and shake. Serve immediately.

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