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Caipirinha Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Theresa Alvarez, Basic Science Immunology
Added: Monday, September 22, 2008

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Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 tsp superfine sugar
1 lime cut into small wedges
2 to 2 1/2 oz Cachaca (see below)

Directions:
Directions:
In a glass gently mash lime wedges. Add sugar and muddle until dissolved into lime juice. Add ice. Pour Cachaca, stir.

Caipirinha translates to "peasant's drink." It is also referred to as the cocktail that replaced the malaria shot. Cachaca is a Brazilian cane sugar liquor that supposedly can be approximated by mixing equal parts silver tequila and light rum.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Brazilian lime cocktail.

 

 

 

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