Batida de Limao

By • January 1, 2011 11 Comments

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Author Notes: My best friend Iara, from Porto Alegre introduced me to this drink while we were in graduate school. This is the very simple way she made it.Sagegreen


Serves 1

  • 2 ounces fresh squeezed lime juice (can have some lemon and orange juice mixed in)
  • 2 ounces cachaca (or white rum)
  • 1 teaspoon organic cane sugar, to taste
  • 1/2 cup crushed ice
  • lime slice as garnish
  • two lemon verbena or basil leaves
  1. Add the first four ingredients to a shaker. Muddle in an optional herbal leaf. Shake well. Pour into a glass and garnish with fresh lime or lemon and an herbal leaf. Saúde!

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