THE BEE STING

THE BEE STING // THE KITCHY KITCHEN

I stumbled across this recipe for a batida (meaning a Brazilian cocktail made of fruit juice, cachaca, and a sweetener) in one of my favorite vintage cookbooks, The Gold Cookbook by Louis P. DeGouy, 1947. I love that it’s made with three ingredients, and I love that it tastes like adult lemonade. I think you’ll find The Bee Sting to be perfectly simple and so refreshing. Bottoms up!

THE BEE STING // THE KITCHY KITCHEN

THE BEE STING // THE KITCHY KITCHEN

THE BEE STING // THE KITCHY KITCHEN

INGREDIENTS

1 1/2 ounces cachaca (or regular white rum)

1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice

1/2 ounce honey

DIRECTIONS

Combine all of the ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled halfway with ice. Pop on the lid and shake vigorously for 15 seconds. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with lemon.

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