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Sunshine Bitters

Ingredients (3)

  • 1/2 ounce cardamom pods (about 2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon)
  • 1 cup vodka
  • 1 tablespoon saffron threads
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Nutritional Information
  • Calories281
  • Fat0.52g
  • Saturated fat0.06g
  • Trans fat
  • Carbs5.34g
  • Fiber1.94g
  • Sugar
  • Protein0.85g
  • Cholesterol
  • Sodium3.89mg
  • Nutritional Analysis per serving (2 servings) Powered by

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Sunshine Bitters

San Francisco neighborhood joint Nopa has garnered a lot of attention for its tasty, straightforward food, but its drinks are what keep us coming back. These bitters are made in-house at the restaurant and used in the aptly named Girasol cocktail.

Game plan: These bitters can keep indefinitely.

This recipe was featured as part of our Bringing Bitters Back project.

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Instructions

  1. 1Pound cardamom pods lightly with a rolling pin or the bottom of a pan to break up slightly. Place in vodka and let infuse for 5 days.
  2. 2Strain out cardamom and add saffron; let infuse for 1 day more and then strain.
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