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Caipirinha

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Brazil's national drink is made with cachaca, a potent sugarcane liquor. You can substitute light rum if you can't find cachaca.

  • Servings: 4

Source: Martha Stewart Living, August/September 1992

Ingredients

  • 2 limes, cut in half
  • 8 teaspoons sugar
  • Coarsely crushed ice
  • 1 cup cachaca

Directions

  1. Put a lime half in each of 4 tumblers and sprinkle each with 2 teaspoons sugar. Using a wooden reamer, crush the flesh of the limes. Fill glasses with ice and pour cachaca over it. Stir well and serve.

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