Caipirinha (Brazilian Cocktail)

Recipe by Northwestgal
READY IN: 1min
SERVES: 1
YIELD: 1 cocktail
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    lime, quartered
  • 1 -3
    teaspoon superfine sugar
  • 2
    ounces cachaca (or light rum or gin or vodka)
  • 12
    cup crushed ice
  • lime wedge, for garnish (optional)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place lime and sugar in bottom of cocktail shaker. Muddle lime to release all the citrus juice.
  • Add crushed ice and cachaca to the shaker, and shake well.
  • Pour shaken cocktail into an old-fashioned glass, and serve with a garnish of fresh lime wedge.
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