Apricardamom Homemade Apricot Cardamom Liqueur | Magnolia Days

Apricardamom – Homemade Apricot Cardamom Liqueur

A recipe for Apricardamom, a homemade apricot cardamom liqueur made with dried apricots, cardamom pods, and vodka. It is a great cordial or cocktail ingredient.
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Total Time 15 minutes
Author Renee


  • 1 fifth vodka 750ml / 3 1/4 cups, 80-100 proof
  • 15 dried apricot halves finely chopped
  • 20 green cardamom pods crushed
  • 1 cup simple syrup


  1. Muddle the vodka, apricots, and cardamom with a wooden spoon in a half-gallon jar. Stir to moisten everything.
  2. Seal the jar and put it in a cool, dark cabinet until the liquid smells and tastes strongly of apricot and cardamom, 3 to 5 days.
  3. Strain the mixture with a mesh strainer into a clean quart jar. Do not push on the solids to extract more liquid.
  4. Stir in the simple syrup.
  5. Seal and store in cool, dark cabinet. Use within 1 year.

Recipe Notes

*Time does not include the 3 to 5 days for flavor infusion. Recipe ©copyright 2013 Andrew Schloss and used with permission by Storey Publishing.