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Bitter orange & cardamom martinis

Bitter orange & cardamom martinis

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  • Preparation and cooking time
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  • Easy
  • Serves 6

A decadent cocktail infused with the aroma of Christmas spice, this is sure to get the party season going

  • Easily doubled
  • Easily halved
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal246
fat0g
saturates0g
carbs14g
sugars14g
fibre0g
protein0g
low insalt0.02g
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Ingredients

  • 12 cardamom pods
  • 6 tbsp Seville orange marmalade , plus more to serve
  • 400ml vodka
  • 125ml Cointreau
  • 4 tbsp lemon juice
  • ice , to serve

Method

  • 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.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, December 2009

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