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Vodka Martini with Bitter Orange and Cardamom

Bitter orange and cardamom martinis

Published: March 25, 2015 at 4:07 pm
  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
    • + chilling
  • Easy
  • Serves 6

Martinis are one of our favourite mixed alcoholic drinks. We've added marmalade and lemon juice to this cocktail recipe for an extra kick of flavour. Enjoy!


Mix up some bitter orange and cardamom martinis, then check out our espresso martini, passion fruit martini, French martini and more martini recipes.


  • cardamom pods, 6
  • marmalade, 6 tbsp
  • vodka, 400ml
  • Cointreau, 125ml
  • lemon juice, 4tbsp


  • STEP 1

    Bash 6 cardamom pods. melt 6 tbsp of marmalade in a pan, then whisk in 400ml vodka. Add the pods and stir. Take off the heat and infuse for 20 minutes.

  • STEP 2

    Add 125ml cointreau and 4 tbsp lemon juice then chill. Serve in martini glasses with more marmalade in the bottom, ice and a cardamom pod floating on top.


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