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Blackberry Caipirinha

Author Notes: The blackberries make it autumnal, but feel free to go with any berry you run into at the market. Keep in mind, this is a drink that requires a good, fierce m (…more) —MissGinsu

Food52 Review: A classic caipirinha is made with cachaca (distilled from sugar cane), sugar and lime juice. MissGinsu’s version doesn’t stray far — she adds fresh blackber (…more)The Editors

Serves one

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