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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