Pumpkin Caipirinha

Pumpkin Caipirinha
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Pumpkin Caipirinha

A seasonal take on the classic Brazilian cocktail featuring Leblon cachaça, pumpkin purée, and ginger liqueur.

Ingredients

  • ¼ lime, cut into wedges
  • 1 ½ ounces pumpkin purée
  • ½ ounce agave nectar
  • Ice
  • 1 ½ ounces Leblon cachaça
  • ½ ounce ginger liqueur
  • Pumpkin slice, for garnish

Directions

Muddle the lime, pumpkin purée, and agave nectar in a shaker. Fill in a shaker with ice and add the ginger liqueur and Leblon cachaça. Shake vigorously and serve in a rocks glass. Garnish with a slice of pumpkin.

Pumpkin Shopping Tip

Look for vegetables that are firm and bright in color – avoid those that are wilted or have wrinkled skins, which are signs of age.

Pumpkin Cooking Tip

Vegetable should typically be cooked as quickly as possible, as they can become bland and mushy, and lose vitamins and minerals.