Lime in the Coconut Caipirinha

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This Brazilian inspired “Lime in the Coconut Caipirinha” cocktail will have you dancing pool side in no time!

Lime in the Coconut Caipirinha - a Brazilian inspired cocktail from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

A Caipirinha is a traditional Brazilian cocktail that is normally made of cachaça, sugar, and lime. I added my own little twist with the coconut – because what goes better with lime that coconut?

All together now! “She put the Lime in the Coconut…”


To begin cut a fresh lime in half and then cut one half in half again.

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Place a quarter of the lime in a shaker with a tablespoon of sugar.

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Mash the sugar and lime quarter together with the handle of a wooden spoon.

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Add in a tablespoon of coconut milk and 2 ounces of coconut rum.

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Toss in 3 or 4 ice cubes, put the lid on, and shake it all up.

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Pour the contents into a small glass and top with a pinch of shredded sweetened coconut and garnish with a lime slice.

Lime in the Coconut Caipirinha - a Brazilian inspired cocktail from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

Enjoy!

Lime in the Coconut Caipirinha - a Brazilian inspired cocktail from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

Lime in the Coconut Caipirinha - a Brazilian inspired cocktail from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

Lime in the Coconut Caipirinha

Constance Smith - Cosmopolitan Cornbread
This Brazilian inspired “Lime in the Coconut Caipirinha” cocktail will have you dancing pool side in no time!
4.75 from 4 votes
Prep Time 3 minutes
Total Time 3 minutes
Course Beverages
Cuisine Brazilian inspired
Servings 1 serving
Calories 206 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 lime
  • 1 Tb sugar
  • 1 Tb coconut milk
  • 2 oz coconut rum
  • 3-4 ice cubes
  • 1 teaspoon shredded, sweetened coconut

Instructions
 

  • To begin cut a fresh lime in half and then cut one half in half again.
  • In a shaker jar, combine a quarter of the lime with the sugar. Mash them together with the handle of a wooden spoon.
  • Add in the coconut milk, rum, and ice. Close the shaker jar and shake vigorously.
  • Pour the contents into a small glass and top with the coconut. Garnish with a slice of lime cut from the remaining lime half.
  • Enjoy!

Nutrition

Serving: 1cCalories: 206kcalCarbohydrates: 31gProtein: 1gFat: 4gSaturated Fat: 3gSodium: 11mgFiber: 2gSugar: 25g

Nutritional information is auto-generated and the accuracy is not guaranteed.

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