The Cranberry Caipirinha

The Cranberry Caipirinha
Staff Writer

Courtesy of Haru Sushi

The Cranberry Caipirinha.

The cranberry-version of the Brazilian drink is made at New York City's Haru Sushi. 

Ingredients

  • 2  Ounces  cachaça
  • 1  Ounce  cranberry juice
  • dashes cinnamon sugar
  • bar spoons cranberries
  • bar spoons dark brown sugar
  • lime wedges
  • orange slice

Directions

After muddling fresh limes, cranberries, and an orange slice, Haru’s drink-masters sprinkle in dark brown sugar for good measure. After adding a blend of cachaça, cranberry juice, and cinnamon sugar, the Cranberry Caipirinha is shaken, strained into a rocks glass and finished with 2 cinnamon sticks for a garnish.

Nutritional Facts

Sugar
3g
3%
Carbohydrate, by difference
3g
2%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
9mg
12%
Calcium, Ca
5mg
1%
Choline, total
1mg
0%
Folate, total
5µg
1%
Magnesium, Mg
1mg
0%
Phosphorus, P
2mg
0%
Sodium, Na
2mg
0%
Water
25g
1%

Cranberry Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Cranberry Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.