Cardamom and Mint Cocktail Recipe

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Kelly Carámbula

The pairing of cardamom and mint gives this cocktail a light, cool flavor that make it easy to sip.

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Active: 5 mins
Total: 5 mins
Serves: 1 serving

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Ingredients

  • 5 mint leaves, plus 1 or 2 leaves for garnish
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 2 cardamom pods
  • 1 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice (from 1 lime)
  • 2 ounces Lillet Blanc
  • 1 ounce gin, like Hendricks

Directions

  1. Muddle the mint leaves, sugar, cardamom pods and lime juice in the bottom of a cocktail shaker. Fill with ice and add the Lillet Blanc and gin. Shake vigorously for 10 seconds.

  2. Strain the cocktail through both the cocktail strainer and fine-mesh strainer into a cocktail glass. Garnish with mint leaves and serve immediately.

Special equipment

Cocktail shaker, muddler, cocktail strainer, fine-mesh strainer

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