Vodka Martini with Bitter Orange and Cardamom

Bitter orange and cardamom martinis

  • serves 6
  • Easy

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!

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  • 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.