Batitas are Brazilian fruit juice concoctions made with cachaca and various fruit juices. Serve this drink at any summer party.

Recipe from Midwest Living
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  • Ice cubes
  • 1/2 cup mango, guava, passion fruit, or apricot nectar
  • 1 1/2 ounce (3 tablespoons) cachaca (Brazilian colorless rum made from sugar cane) or light rum
  • 1 tablespoon Bar Syrup (see recipe below)
Bar Syrup
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup water

Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add nectar, cachaca, and bar syrup. Cover and shake. Strain into a cocktail or martini glass.
Bar Syrup
In a small saucepan stir together sugar and water. Bring to boiling, stirring to dissolve sugar. Remove from heat and cool the syrup. Transfer to a small bowl; cover and chill.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 104, carb. (g) 12, vit. A (IU) 49, vit. C (mg) 8, sodium (mg) 2, calcium (mg) 10, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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