Espresso Caipirinha Mocktail

One of the tastiest mocktails goin’ round. Give it a go!

Caipirinha (pronounced /kaypirinya/) is a Brazilian cocktail made with a sweet rum type liquor called cachaça (pronounced /kashassa/), lime and sugar. It’s a firm favourite in Brazil.  You might have also heard of the caprioska, which is similar to a caipirinha but made with vodka. Well this drink has neither, but it’s still absolutely delicious.

Espresso Caipirinha Mocktail

Serves: 1

Ingredients

  • ½ lime – sliced into segments
  • 3 spoons raw sugar
  • 15ml sugar syrup (make your own with equal parts caster sugar and hot water)
  • 50ml lemon juice
  • 50ml espresso coffee – chilled
  • Ice

Method

  1. Muddle the lime and sugar together in a highball glass.
  2. Add ice then the sugar syrup and lemon juice.
  3. Pour the coffee over the top to give the layered effect.
  4. Garnish with a lime slice and a straw.
  5. Enjoy!

 

Thanks to www.mrandmrsromance.com for the original recipe.

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