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Blackberry Caipirinha-
A classic caipirinha is made with cachaça (distilled from sugar cane -- but you can also use white rum instead), sugar and lime juice. The addition of fresh... more 
Photo by: Sarah Shatz
Blackberry Caipirinha-
A classic caipirinha is made with cachaça (distilled from sugar cane -- but you can also use white rum instead), sugar and lime juice. The addition of fresh blackberries dyes the drink a deep purple.

Blackberry Caipirinha by MissGinsu

Serves 1.

6-8 plump blackberries
1 teaspoon white sugar
1/2 lime, cut into 3 wedges
2 ounces cachaça (or substitute white rum)
3/4 cups ice cubes


1. In a shaker or pint glass, muddle/mash up the blackberries and the sugar with two of the lime wedges.

2. Add the cachaça or rum and the ice. Cover well and shake vigorously.

3. Remove and discard the crushed lime wedges. Pour the mixture into a rocks glass and use the remaining wedge of lime as a garnish.

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Tue, Nov 8, 2011 6:21 PM EST
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