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Caipirinha

Ingredients

  • limes, chopped into cubes

  • 3 tsp white granulated sugar

  • 65ml/2½fl oz Cachaca

  • large handful ice cubes

Preparation method

  1. Place the lime cubes and sugar into a cocktail mixer and using a muddle (or the end of a wooden rolling pin), squeeze and mash the limes and sugar into a paste.

  2. Add the Cachaca and some ice cubes, cover with a lid and shake 6-8 times.

  3. Pour into a highball glass and serve.

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