We envisioned a drink that would be warming and cozy, with a hint of exotic spices and a touch of sweetness. The combination of ginger and cardamom provides a complex and interesting flavor profile, while the vanilla adds a creamy, smooth and sweet taste to the drink. The final result is a mocktail that’s perfect for your special occasion.
- 2 oz ginger syrup (recipe below)
- 1 oz cardamom syrup (recipe below)
- 1 oz vanilla syrup (recipe below)
- 4 oz soda water
- 2 oz fresh squeezed lemon juice
- a pinch of freshly grated nutmeg
- a dash of angostura bitters
- lemon wheel and edible flower, for garnish
In a mixing glass, add the ginger syrup, cardamom syrup, vanilla syrup, lemon juice, and nutmeg. Stir well to combine. Add soda water and a dash of angostura bitters, and stir gently to combine. Strain the mixture into a rocks glass filled with ice. Garnish with a lemon wheel and an edible flower. Serve and enjoy!
This drink features the warm and spicy notes of ginger and cardamom, paired with the sweet and creamy vanilla. The lemon juice adds a bright and tart contrast, while the nutmeg and angostura bitters add depth and complexity. The soda water provides a light and refreshing quality, making it perfect for sipping on a warm day.