Ginger Caipirinha

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This ginger caipirinha recipe is one of designer Francisco Costa's favorite cocktails -- be sure to also try his Fresh Passion-Fruit Caipirinha.


  • ½ lime, cut into quarters

  • 2 tablespoons sugar

  • 1 slice peeled fresh ginger

  • Crushed ice

  • 2 ounces cachaca

  • Sugar cane stick, for garnish


  1. Add lime quarters, sugar, ginger, and ice to a mixing glass or cocktail shaker; muddle well.

  2. Fill an 8-ounce glass 3/4 full with crushed ice. Add the cachaca.

  3. Pour the muddled mixture into glass with cachaca. Stir well to make sure sugar dissolves completely. Garnish with sugar cane stick.

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