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 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

 

Yield: 1 serving

Lime in the Coconut Caipirinha

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

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

Prep Time 3 minutes
Total Time 3 minutes

Ingredients

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

Instructions

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

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

1

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 206Total Fat: 4gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 11mgCarbohydrates: 31gFiber: 2gSugar: 25gProtein: 1g

This data was estimated and provided by Nutritionix. Accuracy not guaranteed.

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