Caipirinha de Maracuja


Makes 1 Drink
  • 1 whole lime
  • 4 teaspoons granulated sugar
  • About 8 ice cubes
  • 1 ½ ounces cachaca or white rum
  • ½ ounce Grand Marnier Pulp from
  • ½ fresh passion fruit or
  • ½ ounce passion fruit purée
  • 1 long wooden skewer
  • 1 raspberry
  • 1 lime wedge
  • 1 lime or lemon twist


Quarter the lime lengthwise, and then cut it crosswise into ¼ -inch thick pieces. Put them in a cocktail shaker with the sugar. Using a muddler, crush them together well until the sugar dissolves. Add the ice cubes to the shaker and pour in the cachaca, Grand Marnier, and passion fruit. Close the shaker and shake just lightly. Pour the contents into a tall, chilled glass. To garnish the drink, thread the raspberry and lime wedge onto the skewer and set it in the drink. Balance the twist on the edge of the glass.