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a glass of Caipirinha with lime wedges
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Caipirinha Cocktail

Caipirinha cocktail is a famous refreshing drink made of lime, sugar, ice, and a rum-like spirit, cachaça. It's Brazil's national cocktail drink.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 1
Calories170 kcal
Cost $ 0.50


  • 1 muddler
  • 1 glass


  • 1 lime quartered
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar (or brown if desired)
  • ice cubes
  • 3 tablespoons cachaça or white rum as a substitute


  • Place lime and sugar into a small glass. Mash the two ingredients together using a pastle, muddler or a wooden spoon. Fill the glass with ice and add the cachaça.

Recipe Notes

A wide variety of fresh fruits can be used in place of lime. In the absence of cachaça, vodka can be used, to make a caipiroska.


Calories: 170kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 2mg | Potassium: 68mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin C: 20mg | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 1mg

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