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Cardamom Schnapps Recipes

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   Cardamom schnapps - based on dried, green cardamom seed pods - is a very aromatic schnapps with a sweet, characteristic, light pungent and warming taste. The colour is very light golden. Excellent as after-dinner drink, or added to coffee or tea. Serve with curries, duck, chicken, fish, sausages, rice, heavy meat dishes, desserts and cakes.
Cardamom Schnapps
Ingredients:

10 whole Cardamom seed pods
Unflavoured vodka - 40% alcohol content (80 proof)
Instructions:
Put 10 whole seed pods into a clean glass jar with tight-fitting lid. Add 25 centiliter clear, unflavoured vodka - 40% alcohol content (80 proof). Let steep for 3-4 days in a dark place at room temperature, 18-20C (64-68F). Shake lightly and taste it from time to time. Strain and filter your infusion into a clean glass bottle or jar with tight-fitting lid. Store (age) for a month or so in a dark place at room temperature before serving.
 

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