Thursday, May 13, 2010
The drink is made here with caju honey, the honey obtained from bees that harvest the nectar of the caju tree. That, plus the use of local cachaça make it a real hometown cocktail here in Fortaleza. It's unlikely that you'll find caju honey, but you can substitute any very fragrant, floral honey, like honeysuckle, fireweed or clover.
RECIPE - Pau de Burro Cocktail
Makes 1 cocktail
1 cup crushed ice
1 Tbsp. caju honey or other floral honey
1 tsp. fresh-squeezed lime juice
2 oz. cachaça
Put all the ingredients in a cocktail shaker, close it, and shake thoroughly, up to one minute.
Pour into old-fashioned glass, garnish with lime slice, serve.