Apricot Cardamom Recipe From Richard Leach

Recipe adapted from Richard Leach

Apricot Cardamom
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Apricot Cardamom, recipe adapted from Richard Leach
  • Ice
  • 2 ounces apricot nectar or puree
  • 3 ounces bourbon
  • 2 ounces cardamom syrup (recipe follows)
  • Mint sprigs, for garnish
  • For the cardamom syrup
  • 3 tablespoons cardamom pods
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  1. Make the cardamom syrup: Place the cardamom pods in a heat-proof container. In a saucepan, bring the water and sugar to a boil. Pour the liquid over the cardamom pods, then let the mixture steep overnight before straining and discarding the pods.
  2. Make the drink: Fill a mixing glass with ice. Add the apricot nectar, bourbon and cardamom syrup and stir well. Strain into an ice-filled rocks glass, garnish with the mint sprigs and serve.
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