Cachaca and Lime Syllabub
- 5 un-waxed limes
- 2 1/2 cups double cream or heavy cream
- 4 tablespoons caster sugar
- 5 tablespoons Cachaca*
Serving suggestion; biscuits
In a mixer fitted with the balloon whisk attachment, whip the cream and sugar together until well combined. Slowly add the Cachaca, and whip again for another 1 to 2 minutes. Add the lime zest and juice, and continue beating again until soft peaks are formed.
Pour cream mixture into a large glass bowl and place in the freezer for 30 minutes. Then remove from the freezer and place in the refrigerator for another 10 minutes.
*Cook's Note: Cachaca is a Brazilian brandy that is distilled from sugar cane.
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Recipe courtesy of Pousada do Amparo, 2003