Caipirinha

READY IN: 3mins
SERVES: 1
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 4
    ounces cachaca (1/2 cup)
  • 14
    cup superfine sugar (to taste)
  • 2
    cups crushed ice
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DIRECTIONS

  • Trim the ends off the key limes and halve lengthwise. Cut each half into 4 slices.
  • In a cocktail shaker, using a wooden spoon or a pestle, muddle the key limes with the 1/4 cup of sugar until juicy and the sugar dissolves.
  • Add the cachaça and the crushed ice and shake for 10 seconds; taste and add more sugar if desired.
  • Pour (not strain) into an old-fashioned glass or tumbler ice and serve.
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