Cardamom and Mint Cocktail Recipe

Kelly Carámbula

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

Recipe Facts

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

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  • 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


  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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Nutrition Facts (per serving)
207 Calories
0g Fat
22g Carbs
0g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 1
Amount per serving
Calories 207
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 7mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 22g 8%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 14g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 18mg 92%
Calcium 16mg 1%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 134mg 3%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)