A Brazilian Margarita

Looking to change up a traditional Margarita?  Here is a recipe using Cachaca instead of Taquila.   If you haven’t had Cachaca, it tastes somewhere between Taquila and Rum.  Use a middle brand or better Cachaca (same reason as tequila, the cheap stuff will punish you later).   I prefer (and can only seem to find LeBlon)

Ingredients

1.5 ounces LeBlon Cachaca

1 ounce Triple Sec (or Cointreau)

1/2 ounce simple syrup

1/2 ounce fresh lime juice

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Directions:

  1. Rim a margarita glass with salt.  You can use a lime wedge and then roll it in salt or I found corn syrup and salt actually was more stable and nicer to drink from.  Yes, I made a second one for research purposes.
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    This one I rimmed using only lime and salt

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    This was one with corn syrup and salt.  Much improved.  The salt actually stayed and there was no sweetness that came through.
  2. Mix all ingredients and add ice into a shaker
  3. Strain into salt rimmed glass and enjoy!  I chose to enjoy mine with Taquitos from Trader Joes and a nice Caprese salad. wp-1473106110873.jpg

One Comment Add yours

  1. I copied the recipe. I am going to try and do this one, cannot wait to taste it. and thanks for stopping by at mine. You have a great website. I don’t really love food, but my drinks is a must once in while. Thanks Juli.

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