Thirsty Thursday - Cardamom and Mint Cocktail

Cardamom and Mint Cocktail cardamom_mint_cocktail

Ingredients:

  • 5 mint leaves (1 or 2 leaves for garnish)
  • 2 tsps sugar
  • 2 cardamom pods
  • 1 oz lime juice (freshly squeezed)
  • 2 ozs lillet blanc
  • 1 oz gin (hendricks)

Directions:

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

Photo and Recipe Source: SeriousEats.com