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Serves: 4

Brazilian Caiprinha

  • Prep Time

    5 min.

  • Prep Time

    5 min.


Classic Caiprinha 346X318
  • 2-3 limes, cut into wedges
  • 6 tbsp golden caster sugar
  • 1cm fresh ginger, finely grated
  • 1/2 kg crushed ice
  • 250ml Cachaça
  • Small bunch of fresh mint leaves


    Brazil’s national drink! This cocktail has a real zing thanks to the ginger, lime and mint leaves.

    • Squeeze lime wedges into a pitcher, putting the spent wedges in too.
    • Add the sugar and ginger and bash for a few minutes with the end of a wooden rolling pin.
    • Half fill the jug with crushed ice and bash again.
    • Pour in the Cachaça and stir well.
    • Taste it and add more sugar or lime if needed.
    • Fill up the jug with crushed ice, tear in mint leaves, give it a good stir and serve.

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