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Cardamom Schnapps Recipes

Nastoykas (Tinctures)

   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

10 whole Cardamom seed pods
Unflavoured vodka - 40% alcohol content (80 proof)
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.

Nastoykas (Tinctures)