During this years, there is one cocktail that has gained power among others, the caipirinha. The name of this exotic cocktail may sound familiar, right? It is the national cocktail of Brazil and its preparations comes from a large traditional background.
The principal ingredient for this drink is the cachaça which is a distilled liqueur obtained from sugar cane. The secret of its flavor is the sweet and bitter taste obtained wit it is combined to a sort of ingredients.
Classic Caipirinha Cocktail
Let’s get down to business and prepared some classic caipirinha, here is what you need:
4 ounces of cachaça
1 quartered lime
White sugar (4 teaspoons)
Once you have everything ready, follow these instructions:
Step 1. Get a cocktail shaker, mix up the sugar and the quartered limes. Mix them up till you see how the limes juice is muddled with the sugar.
Step 2. Get the cachaça, add it, and put some ice on the shaker. Shake it for 30 seconds.
Step 3. Filled two glasses with ice, pour the liquid and add a little of sparkling water.
Blood Orange Caipirinha Recipe
If you are looking for a new experience with caipirinha, then take a look at this Blood Orange Caipirinha Recipe.
Half blood orange cut into slices (preferable thin slices)
Cachaça (2 ounces)
Superfine sugar (2 teaspoons)
Follow these instructions to prepare it:
Step 1. Mix up the sugar and the blood orange wedges in a cocktail shaker for 30 seconds.
Step 2. Pour the cachaça, some ice and shake it for 30 seconds.
Step 3. Drain into a cup or glass filled with ice. Remember to use the complete fruit (avoid using juice) since the skin provides a unique flavor.
Mango Caipirinha Cocktail
What is one of the most tropical fruits in the world? Of course, Mango. Let see how to prepare Mango Caipirinhas.
Ice (1 cup) preferable smash into small pieces
Homemade syrup (½ shot) Easy to prepare: mix 1 cup of water with1 cup of sugar in a small bowl and boil it on medium heat until everything is mixed. Let it get cold for a couple of hours.
Mango spears (middle ripe)
2 shots of cachaça
Wedges cut fresh lime (¾)
Step 1. Get a cocktail shaker (you can use a glass as well or homemade shaker) and mix up the lime wedges until you get all the juice from them.
Step 2. After that, pour the cachaça, some ice, and the homemade syrup. Make sure to shake for 30 seconds. Then serve it into a glass.
Step 3. The mango spears can be added into the edges.
Step 4. Finally, enjoy it.
The flavor of the mango combined with the drink is an explosion of tropical cocktail. Serve it fresh to enjoy the oils extracted from the lime.
Blackberry Caipirinha Recipe
The Blackberry caipirinha is mostly served to accompany salty desserts. To prepare it, you need these ingredients:
Cachaça (2 ounces)
8 to 10 plump blackberries
4 to 5 ice cubes (small)
White sugar (1 teaspoon) or fine
Half lime cut into 3 wedges
Instructions to prepare it:
Step 1. You can use a glass or cocktail shaker. Mix up the lime wedges (3 wedges) the blackberries previously mashed up and the sugar.
Step 2. Pour the cachaça and the ice cubes. Make sure everything is covered and shake it hard for 40 seconds.
Step 3. Open the cocktail shaker and remove the lime wedges.
Step 4. Get some rock glasses and pour into them the liquid from the shaker.
Step 5. You can use the remaining lime wedges as an accompaniment.