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Recipe

Caipirinha

  • Yield: 1 drink

Ingredients

  • 1/8 wedge lime
  • 1 tablespoon sugar, or more to taste
  • 1 1/2 ounces cachaca, or light rum
  • Ice

Directions

  • Place the lime and sugar in the bottom of a glass. Using the handle of a heavy wooden spoon, crush and mash the lime segment into the sugar. Add the cachaca or rum, and stir. Add ice as desired, stir, and serve.