Bitter orange & cardamom martinis
- Preparation and cooking time
- Serves 6
A decadent cocktail infused with the aroma of Christmas spice, this is sure to get the party season going
- 12 cardamom pods
- 6 tbsp Seville orange marmalade , plus more to serve
- 400ml vodka
- 125ml Cointreau
- 4 tbsp lemon juice
- ice , to serve
- STEP 1
Bash 6 cardamom pods in a pestle and mortar until they split.
- STEP 2
Melt the marmalade in a pan, then whisk in the vodka. Add the crushed pods. Don’t boil the mix, simply warm it for a few mins. Leave to infuse off the heat for 20 mins, then strain.
- STEP 3
Add the Cointreau and lemon juice and chill (or keep in the freezer). Serve in glasses with a little more marmalade in the bottom, ice and a cardamom pod floating on top.