Cardamom Pop Punch created by Cheri Loughlin - photo copyright Cheri Loughlin

Cardamom Pop Punch

This make ahead Cardamom Pop Punch recipe brings terrific flavor to the punch bowl with it’s Cardamom Syrup inclusion. This variation of the Camarena Cardamom Tequila Punch offers guest a non-alcoholic drink choice to insure a sober drive home.

Cardamom Pop Punch created by Cheri Loughlin - photo copyright Cheri Loughlin

Cardamom Pop Punch Recipe

Cardamom Pop Punch – recipe by Cheri Loughlin, The Intoxicologist

1/4 Pineapple – sliced in quarter wheels

1 Orange – sliced in quarter wheels

1 Lime – sliced in quarter wheels

1 Lemon – sliced in quarter wheels

2 ounces Lemon Juice

1-1/2 ounce Cardamom Syrup*

10 ounces Blueberry Pomegranate Juice

4 ounces Cranberry Juice

Club Soda

Place all ingredients except club soda in pitcher. Refrigerate for 2 to 3 hours or overnight. Top with club soda before serving.

Cardamom Syrup – recipe by Cheri Loughlin, The Intoxicologist

1/2 cup Water

1 cup Organic Sugar Cane

1/4 cup Cardamom Pods

Place cardamom pods in heat proof jar with lid. Set aside. Place water and sugar in saucepan over medium heat. Heat until sugar is completely dissolved (approximately 5 minutes). Pour heated syrup over cardamom pods. Stir briefly. Seal. Allow flavor to infuse for 24 hours. Strain syrup. Discard pods. Refrigerate.

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