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Raspberry Caipirinha

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Raspberry Caipirinha

Raspberry Caipirinha

Photo Courtesy of: Leblon Cachaca
The Raspberry Caipirinha replaces the lime of the traditional Caipirinha with fresh raspberries, which are muddled with sugar and lime juice. It's a fantastic variation of Brazil's national drink that is full of flavor and perfect when fresh raspberries are in season. It can also be shaken after the muddling and strained into a cocktail glass for a refreshing raspberry-flavored Caipirini.

Prep Time: 3 minutes

Total Time: 3 minutes

Yield: 1 Cocktail

Ingredients:

  • 2 ounces Leblon cachaça
  • 6-8 fresh raspberries
  • Dash of lime juice
  • 1 1/2 - 2 Tablespoon superfine sugar

Preparation:

  1. Place the raspberries and lime juice into an old-fashioned glass and add sugar on top.
  2. Muddle well.
  3. Fill the glass with ice, then add the cachaça.
  4. Stir well or shake it.
  5. Garnish with a raspberry.

Recipe Courtesy: Leblon Cachaca

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