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Category: Drinks

Tropical caipirinha

With summer on the way, the city's best bartenders are blissed-out over the fresh fruits and herbs raining down from farmers markets. Mixologists are muddling blackberries, candying kumquats and macerating handfuls of mint leaves -- and they seem to be ... Read more

Total time: 30 minutes | Serves 2
Note: From Fogo de Chao. Cachaca is Brazilian white rum, available in fine wine shops and liquor stores.
  • 1 passion fruit, halved
  • 6 lime slices
  • 1/2 cup diced pineapple
  • 1/2 cup peeled, sliced kiwi
  • 1/2 cup peeled, diced mango
  • 1/2 cup sliced strawberries
  • 6 tablespoons sugar, divided
  • 4 ounces cachaca, divided

Step 1For each drink, place half the passion fruit, lime, pineapple, kiwi, mango, strawberries and 3 tablespoons sugar in a cocktail shaker.

Step 2Mix and smash with a wooden spoon. The fruit, after smashing, should fill half the shaker. Fill the rest of the shaker with ice cubes. Add 2 ounces cachaca, shake and pour into a tall 14-ounce glass.

Step 3Repeat with the remaining fruit, sugar and cachaca to make the second drink. Garnish with additional fruit if desired. Serve immediately.

Each serving:
373 calories; 2 grams protein; 63 grams carbohydrates; 5 grams fiber; 1 gram fat; 0 grams saturated fat; 0 mg. cholesterol; 6 mg. sodium.
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