The batida is a classic Brazilian cocktail. A mere sip evokes the beach at Ipanema or an afternoon sitting in the shade of a palm-thatched hut in Itaparica, where batidas and other cachaca-based drinks are served up to accompany freshly grilled seafood. Batidas can be made with any fruit, so Brazilians take full advantage of the bounty that nature has given them. Pineapples, mangoes, strawberries, lemons, passion fruit, and even peanuts go into the blender to emerge as batidas. This recipe calls for freshly grated coconut, but you can substitute virtually any fruit.