Caipirinhas

Caipirinhas

Cachaça is a clear liquor made from a Brazilian sugar cane. It is a favorite in Brazil and tastes similar to light rum.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

10

Minutes

Makes

2

servings

4
small limes, quartered
1/4
cup sugar
2
to 3 oz cachaça or light rum
Crushed ice
  1. Place 1 quartered lime in each of 4 lowball glasses. Using a wooden spoon or muddler, crush limes.
  2. Add 2 tablespoons sugar to each glass; stir until sugar is dissolved. Add cachaça; top each glass with ice.
Makes 2 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
It is traditional in Brazil to serve this drink with feijoada (a stew with sliced meat and black beans) and a rice dish.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 230
    • (Calories from Fat 0),
  • Total Fat 0g
    • (Saturated Fat 0g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 5mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 39g
    • (Dietary Fiber 4g,
    • Sugars 27g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.