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Lime in the Coconut Caipirinha

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

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: 206 Total Fat: 4g Saturated Fat: 3g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 0g Cholesterol: 0mg Sodium: 11mg Carbohydrates: 31g Net Carbohydrates: 0g Fiber: 2g Sugar: 25g Sugar Alcohols: 0g Protein: 1g
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