Quentão (Brazilian spiced rum punch)


    Quentão is a Brazilian version of a mulled wine or a spiced rum, made with cachaça (Brazilian sugar cane rum), ginger, sugar and citrus fruits.

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    Serves: 6 

    • 300g caster sugar
    • 375ml water
    • 4 tablespoons slivered root ginger
    • 2 limes, sliced
    • 1 orange slice
    • 2 cinnamon sticks
    • 4 whole cloves
    • 1L good quality cachaça

    Prep:5min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:25min 

    1. Heat sugar and water in a large saucepan over medium heat until sugar dissolves.
    2. Add the ginger, limes, oranges, cinnamon and cloves; simmer over low heat for 15 to 20 minutes, allowing flavours to infuse.
    3. Remove from heat, add the cachaça and return to heat. Bring to the boil and let boil for a few seconds, then remove from heat.
    4. Serve warm.

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