Caipiroska Cocktail, how to make the popular Brazilian variant at home

Cocktails are the kings of the night and of the day, they are an ideal complement for a moment of relaxation and to enjoy them in good company, yes, always in moderation. This cocktail, in addition to being simple, is very colorful, making it even more attractive.

The caipiroska cocktail is a version of the traditional caipirinha. The latter contains a type of brandy known as cachaça. In the case of the caipiroska, the cachaça is replaced by vodka. In its preparation, it is important to crush the limes well to extract their juice along with the sugar. The lime gives an exotic and fine touch to the vodka.

In some cases you can also add some type of soda, but the traditional thing in this cocktail is to drink it simply accompanied by limes, sugar and lots of crushed ice.

Caipirosca cocktail with crushed ice@conkdekilo

recipe information

    • Preparation time: 5 minutes
    • total time:5 minutes
    • rations:2
    • Category: drinks
    • type of cuisine: international
    • Calories per serving (kcal):175

Ingredients for the caipiroska cocktail for 1 person

    • 1 lime
    • 2 teaspoons of sugar
    • Ice cubes or crushed ice
    • 50ml vodka

Ingredients of the caipiroska cocktail@conkdekilo

How to make caipiroska cocktail

To make the caipiroska cocktail, first, we wash 1 lime and chop it. We reserve some slices for the final presentation.

Cut the limes for the caipiroska cocktail@conkdekilo

In a short, wide glass, add a few pieces of lime and 2 teaspoons of sugar. Crush the lime with the sugar to extract the juice and mix the flavors.

Crush the limes and add the sugar for the caipiroska cocktail@conkdekilo

Fill the glass with ice to the top. We can use ice cubes or crushed ice, as we like.

Crush the ice and add it to the caipiroska cocktail glass@conkdekilo

We measure 50 ml of vodka and add it to the glass with ice.

Add the vodka to the caipiroska cocktail@conkdekilo

Stir the cocktail with a teaspoon and decorate it with a few slices of lime to present it. We can put a straw in it if we want or take it as it is.

Garnish the caipiroska cocktail with limes@conkdekiloCaipiroska cocktail with lime, vodka and sugar@conkdekilo

Easy preparation summary

    1. cut the limes
    1. Crush the limes together with the sugar in the glass
    1. Add crushed or whole ice
    1. Add the vodka
    1. Garnish with limes for presentation