Cardamom Sugar

By • January 30, 2011 • 15 Comments



Author Notes: I love making flavoured sugars and cardamom sugar is one of my favourites. I use it in everything from sweetening my coffee, tossing churros in it, stirring some into cake batter and pancake mixes. Kitchen Butterfly

Makes 1 cup

  • Seeds of 24 Cardamom pods
  • 1 cup white caster sugar
  1. In a mortar, crush the cardamom seeds and add to 2 tablespoons of caster sugar in a spice grinder. Blitz till whafts of aromatic, mentol spice hit you.
  2. Add this cardamom sugar to the remaining caster sugar and stir well to combine.
  3. Store in a lidded jar and use as necessary

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over 3 years ago Stockout

I love the whole simplistic idea of this and that someone hasn't thought os this sooner. Opens up a whole plethera of options and ideas, brava!!

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over 3 years ago Kitchen Butterfly

Thanks stockout and cheese 1227 - at first I though it was a bit silly posting it but...the reactions have assured me otherwise.

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over 3 years ago cheese1227

Wow, what a revelation. I need to make some ASAP and use it on everything citrus in my kitchen.

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over 3 years ago testkitchenette

Wonderful!

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over 3 years ago Kitchen Butterfly

Thank you test kitchenette

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over 3 years ago TheWimpyVegetarian

This is a wonderful idea!! Love it.

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over 3 years ago Kitchen Butterfly

Thanks ChezSuzzanne

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over 3 years ago Sagegreen

Great! I actually had used a touch of cardamom with my demerara sugar on the tops of my scones.

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over 3 years ago Kitchen Butterfly

Yum, brown sugar and spice. ? it.

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over 3 years ago mrslarkin

Mrs. Larkin is a trusted source on Baking.

Fantastic idea, KB! Could you add orange zest to this too, I wonder?

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over 3 years ago Kitchen Butterfly

Of yes you could mrlarkin, it would be heavenly!

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over 3 years ago Sundayinthekitchen

What a great idea -- I love cardamom in my oatmeal, and this would be a delicious alternative.

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over 3 years ago Kitchen Butterfly

I'd love to have a bowl of oats right now. Yum, with some pecans.

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over 3 years ago drbabs

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love

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over 3 years ago Kitchen Butterfly

me too :-). Thanks