|Coconut Cardamom Cinnamon Refresher
|photo by recipe author
Preparation Time: 5 minutes + steeping time
- 3 cardamom pods
- 1 tablespoon maple syrup
- 1 cup coconut milk*
- 1/2 stick cinnamon
Crack open the cardamom pods and remove the seeds. Discard the pods.
In a small saucepan combine all ingredients, including cardamom seeds, and bring to a boil then immediately remove from heat and allow to steep for 30 minutes.
Halfway fill serving glass with ice and then strain contents of saucepan through a mesh sieve into prepared glass cup.
Discard cinnamon stick and cardamom pods.
Add a fresh stick of cinnamon to glass and enjoy. Recipe can be multiplied to serve more than one.
Note: In cooler weather, after steeping time is complete, reheat the milk and then strain into a mug and enjoy warm!
Homemade Coconut Milk:
*For the freshest coconut milk make homemade coconut milk. (See video at this link.)
Recipe and photo by Orissa. Submit your recipes and photos here for a chance to win $50!