Classic Caipirinha


This classic caipirinha is a well-known Brazilian cocktail. So refreshing cause it's filled with limes. A simple and easy cocktail!

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Classic caipirinha
Veronique van Ohmydish

Made by Véronique

Published at 2017-05-04, this recipe is for 2 people and takes 10 minutes.

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Updated at: 03-01-2022

10 minutes 2 people Beverages
Classic caipirinha


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  • 1,5 limes
  • 140 ml Cachaça rum (Brazilian rum)
  • 2 tablespoons of sugar
  • ice cubes
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  • cocktail pestle
  • long spoon
  • 2 glasses

Classic Caipirinha

10 minutes 2 people Beverages

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Making a classic caipirinha – 10 minutes

Slice 2 slices of the limes and carve them so you can place them on the glasses as a garnish. Divide the rest of the limes into wedges and remove the white parts in the middle.

Classic caipirinha
Classic caipirinha

Divide the quarters over the glasses and add a tablespoon of sugar in each glass. Use the pestle to squeeze the juice from the limes and combine them with the sugar.

Pour in 70 ml of rum per glass and finish with ice cubes. Stir well and garnish with a slice of lime. Enjoy your classic caipirinha!

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