Cardamom Negroni

Roasting oranges with vanilla bean paste and cardamom gives this craft cocktail a caramelized sweetness. Plus, get our recipe for making cardamom-infused gin.

Cardamom Negroni
Photo: Andy Lyons
Total Time:
10 mins


  • 2 Recipe Cardamom-Vanilla Roasted Orange Slices

  • 1 ounce (2 tablespoons) cardamom-infused gin*

  • 1 ounce (2 tablespoons) cardamom-infused Dolin Blanc*

  • ½ ounce (1 to 1 1/2 tablespoons) Campari or Aperol

  • Ice cubes

Cardamom-Vanilla Roasted Orange Slices

  • 1 Orange or clementine

  • Vanilla paste

  • Ground cardamom


  1. Muddle Cardamom-Vanilla Roasted Orange Slice in a cocktail shaker. Add cardamom-infused gin,* cardamom-infused Dolin Blanc,* and Campari or Aperol. Fill with ice. Shake to chill. Strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with 1 Cardamom-Vanilla Roasted Orange Slice. *To infuse: Place 1 cup of gin and 3 cardamom pods in a clean canning jar. Repeat using 1 cup Dolin Blanc. Cover, label, and store at room temperature to infuse for up to 3 days. Strain and discard the cardamom.

Cardamom-Vanilla Roasted Orange Slices

  1. Preheat broiler; line a baking sheet with foil. Cut orange into 1/4-inch-thick slices; place in a single layer on baking sheet. Brush lightly with vanilla paste. Sprinkle lightly with ground cardamom. Broil 4 inches from heat for 7 to 12 minutes or until oranges start to char.


To infuse gin and Dolin Blanc with cardamom, place 1 cup of each liquor in a clean canning jar. Add 3 cardamom pods to each. Cover, label, and store at room temperature for up to 3 days. Strain and discard cardamom.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

168 Calories
12g Carbs
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 1
Calories 168
% Daily Value *
Sodium 3mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Total Sugars 6g
Vitamin C 15.5mg 77%
Calcium 14mg 1%
Iron 0.1mg 1%
Potassium 80mg 2%
Folate, total 8.8mcg
Vitamin B-6 0mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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