Caipirinha

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Caipirinha is Brazil’s national cocktail made with cachaça, sugar and lime and lots of crushed ice.

Cachaça is Brazil’s most common distilled alcoholic drink  and it is made from the sugar cane juice.

Ingredients:

50ml Cachaça

½ Fresh lime cut into 4 wedges

1 Tbs of sugar

Crushed ice

1 Place lime and sugar into an old fashion glass mash the two ingredients together using a pestle or wooden spoon.

2 Add the crushed ice and cachaça mix well and served.

3 Decorated the glass with a slice of lime

Hint: In the absence of cachaça, vodka can be used instead.

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