A classic caipirinha recipe that features lime, a touch of sugar and Brazilian cachaça.
- 1 lime, cut into wedges
- 2 teaspoon granulated sugar
- 5 ounces cachaça
- Club soda or lime-flavored sparkling water (optional)
- Lime wedges for garnish
In a cocktail shaker muddle lime wedges with sugar. Add cachaça and fill shaker three-quarters full with ice, secure lid, and shake vigorously.
Pour (don’t strain) into two rocks glasses and top with club soda or sparkling water, if desired.
Add a few more lime wedges for garnish, if desired.