Caipirinha - Lemon drink Recipe
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"Caipirinha" is Brazil's national drink. Nowadays you can find "caipirinha" at many hip bars.
- 1 Limon
- 2 tablespoons of (white) sugar
- 1 shot of sugar cane spirits
- 4 ice cubes
How to make Caipirinha - Lemon drink
- Wash the lime.
- Cut the lime in four parts.
- Put the lime in a glass.
- Add two tablespoons of sugar.
- Crush the lime with the sugar well.
- Add a shot of sugar cane spirits.
- Add four ice cubes.
This recipe is for just one glass. If you like it, you can prepare a larger amount by increasing all ingredients accordingly.
Brazilian sugar cane spirits like "Pitu", "51", etc. can be easily found in Brazilian supermarkets and in deli shops.
If you can't find Brazilian sugar cane spirits, you can replace it with Vodka. If you use Vodka, it's called "caipirosca" or "caipirinha de vodca" and the taste is different.