Peach, lime and cachaça slushie


You'll need

8 yellow peaches, halved, stones removed, coarsely chopped to yield 800gm peach flesh 4 cups ice cubes Juice of 4 limes 240 ml cachaça (see note) 110 gm (½ cup firmly packed) brown sugar To serve: crushed ice and zested rind of 1 lime

Method

  • 01
  • Process all ingredients in a blender until smooth, pour into glasses filled with crushed ice, scatter with zested lime rind and serve immediately.
Note Cachaça is a rum-like spirit made from sugar cane. It's available from specialty bottle shops; if it's unavailable, substitute light rum.

This recipe is from the February 2012 issue of Australian Gourmet Traveller.

This is our summer version of Brazil's national cocktail, the Caipirinha. Try it on a Sunday afternoon while swinging in a hammock. After two or three glasses, though, you may wish to retire to the picnic rug.

At A Glance

  • Serves 4 people
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  • Serves 4 people

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