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Ingredients:

  • 1 Lime; cut into small Pieces
  • Superfine sugar
  • 2 oz Cachaca (see Note); (Or To Taste) Or White Rum
  • Ice cubes

Directions:

Place the lime pieces, pulp side up, in the bottom of an oldfashioned glass or heavy tumbler. Add sugar to taste and crush the lime and sugar together with a pestle or the end of a wooden spoon (be sure to crush the pieces pulp side up or too much bitter lime oil will be released from the zest). Add the cachaca, stir to mix and add the ice cubes. Stir again and serve. Yield: 1 serving Note: Cachaca, a spirit distilled from sugarcane, is one of the most popular drinks in Brazil. Some of the better varieties are available in larger liquor stores in the U.S.A.. Copyright, 1996, TV FOOD NETWORK, G.P., All Rights Reserved Recipe By : TOO HOT TAMALES SHOW#TH6198
 
Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #287
 
Date: Sat, 09 Nov 1996 08:27:59 -0600
 
From: Pat Asher <asher@mcs.com>