Batida Cocktail Recipe

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Do you love to indulge in creamy coconut drinks? If so, you’ll want to add this batida cocktail recipe to your summer drinks cuisine!

Batida Cocktail Recipe

It’s sweet, creamy, and easy to make. And it’s also versatile, with various variations and ingredient substitutions. Whether you’re looking for a refreshingly tangy, subtly sweet, or creamy indulgence, the popular Brazilian cocktail has you covered.

Recipes Info & Ingredients

Batida Cocktail

Love passion fruit? Our classic batida cocktail (Batida de maracujá) combines the richness of cachaça, the tropical essence of passion fruit, and the creaminess of coconut milk.

The passion juice, pulp, or puree adds freshness. Coconut adds creaminess, while condensed milk adds sweetness to this cocktail.


Here’s what you’ll need to make a passion fruit batida.

  • 2 ounces cachaça
  • 1-ounce seedless passion fruit pulp, juice, or puree
  • 1/2 ounce unsweetened coconut milk
  • ½ tablespoon sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 ounce lime juice
  • Lime wedge or grated nutmeg (for garnishing)

Mixing Instructions

Follow these simple steps to craft this tropical masterpiece:

  1. Add the cachaça, fresh passion fruit juice or puree, coconut milk, sweet condensed milk, and lime juice in a blender or shaker.
  2. Add a handful of ice cubes.
  3. Blend or vigorously shake the mixture until well combined and frothy.
  4. Strain the mixture into a glass filled with ice cubes.
  5. Garnish your batida cocktail with a sprinkle of grated nutmeg or a lime wedge.
  6. Serve with a straw.

Calories & Nutritional Facts

The calorie count of this Batida de maracuja cocktail is approximately 180-250 calories per serving. And here are the nutritional facts:

  • Fat: 3-5g
  • Carbohydrates: 15-20g
  • Protein: 0-1g
  • Sugar: 10-15g

However, the exact calorie count and nutritional facts can vary slightly based on the brands of the ingredients you use. Changes in portion sizes will also have a significant impact.

Alcohol Content

This Batida recipe has approximately 1.8 ounces of alcohol. However, the specific ABV of your cachaça brand will affect the alcohol content.

When to Serve

A batida is a perfect warm-weather cocktail because it’s a refreshing and cooling beverage. It’s also a perfect option when you’re in the mood for a flavorful, fruity, and slightly creamy beverage.

Here are some occasions when you might consider serving creamy coconut drinks.

  • A summer barbecue or pool party
  • Tropical-themed events
  • Cocktail parties
  • Dessert or after-dinner drinks
  • A backyard get-together
  • A beach day or a picnic
  • Brunch
  • Date nights

Tips & Recipe Variations

Batida de Coco

Here are tips to help make the best Brazilian cocktail based on your taste profile.

  • Use fresh passion fruit juice, if possible, for a more intense flavor.
  • Strain your passion fruit puree to remove any seeds.
  • Use coconut water instead of coconut milk, or choose fresh fruit juices to make a lighter cocktail.
  • Adjust the sweetness by adding more or less sweetened condensed milk.
  • Garnish with a slice of the fruit used in the cocktail, shredded coconut, or a sprig of mint.

Recipe Variations

You can get creative and experiment with different ingredients to craft a batida that suits your taste preferences. Here are a few must-try variations.

Batida de Abacaxi

This batida cocktail is made with pineapple juice. You’ll follow the same steps above but replace the passion pulp with pineapple juice.

Batida de Morango

If you love strawberries, make the batida Morango. You’ll need cachaça, fresh strawberries, and condensed milk. It is a sweet and tart drink perfect for a springtime party.

Batida de Coco

This popular Brazilian coconut cocktail is made with coconut milk, condensed milk, and cachaça. It’s a creamy and tropical drink that is perfect for a beach vacation.

Non-Alcoholic Version

Skip the cachaça and create a virgin version using coconut water or tropical fruit juice as the base. Adjust the other ingredients accordingly for flavor balance.

Possible Ingredient Substitutions

Are you out of cachaça? Swap it with rum or vodka. And if you can’t find passion fruit juice, you can substitute another fruity juice, such as pineapple, orange, or grapefruit juice. You can also add passion fruit syrup for more sweetness.

Food Pairing Ideas

You can pair this coconut drink with light and refreshing dishes, such as:

  • Fruit salad
  • Tacos
  • Grilled fish
  • Brazilian feijoada
  • spicy chicken skewers or wings
  • Tropical salsas


Have you prepared this refreshing drink yet? We’d love to hear your reviews on it. Feel free to check out our other tropical cocktails and tantalize your taste buds!

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