Happy Pisco Sour Day!

Pisco Sour Cupcake

In Peru, the Pisco Sour holds it’s own. The first Saturday in February is set apart to taste, honor and celebrate the Pisco Sour. And here, we celebrate Pisco Sour Day with the creation of a Pisco Sour Cupcake!

Pisco Sour Cupcakes 3Pisco Sour Cupcakes 5What is Pisco Sour? The infamous Peruvian cocktail was inspired by the Whisky Sour and introduced in a bar in downtown Lima. Twenty years ago, it was a novelty but today, people all over Peru enjoyed a Pisco Sour or one of the many variations.

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The classic recipe involves shaking ice, fresh squeezed key lime juice, Pisco, sugar syrup and an egg white in a cocktail mixer. The sweet, tart, Pisco flavored cocktail was the inspiration for the Pisco Sour Cupcake. Just like one Pisco Sour is just not enough, neither will just one cupcake be!

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Click here for the Pisco Sour Cupcake recipe!


Gretchen Noelle

My love of food was cultivated early on by my family but has come alive while living in Peru. During the 12 years of living in Lima, Peru, I have also enjoyed numerous trips to other areas of the country. Here on Provecho Peru you will find Peruvian recipes in English, American favorites prepared overseas, news about Peruvian Cuisine and interesting tidbits about life in Peru.

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3 Responses

  1. Monica Montalvo-Beshears says:

    My Peruvian Pisco has been delivered and I am super excited about making these cupcakes this weekend!

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