Brazil Recipes – Cachaça & Lime Syllabub

Lime Syllybub


Serving: 4 – 6 servings
Preparation time: 50 minutes


  • 5 un-waxed limes
  • 20 fl oz double cream
  • 4 tablespoons caster sugar
  • 2½ fl oz Cachaca
  • biscuits to serve


1. Zest the limes using the fine side of a grater. Next squeeze the juice from one of limes and thinly slice the remaining ones.

2. Pour the cream into a large clean bowl. Add the sugar and then using a large balloon whisk beat the sugar and cream together until well combined. Fold in the Cachaca and whisk again for a couple more minutes. Finally add the lime zest and juice and whisk again until the mixture forms soft peaks.

3. Pour into a large glass bowl and place in the freezer for 30 minutes. Then remove from the freezer and place in the fridge for a further 10 minutes.

4. Dress with the remaining lime slices and serve immediately.

Recipe courtesy Pousada do Amparo