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Food & Wine
September 2014


© Patrón

Recipe Summary

Makes 1 drink


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Prepare two saucers, one with a small amount of agave nectar and another with some crushed Pop Rocks candy. Twist rim of glass in nectar, then dip the rim of the glass into the candy and twist.

  • Fill the rimmed glass with ice, layer all remaining ingredients, stir gently and serve immediately.


To make cardamom-infused simple syrup, grind 1 cup green cardamom pods in a spice grinder and place in a small saucepan. Add 3 cups simple syrup to pan and bring to a simmer. Remove from heat and let cool. Strain syrup through a fine strainer and transfer to a squeeze bottle.