Recipe courtesy of Mocktails: Nonalcoholic Cocktails with Taste and Style by Caroline Hwang

A Springtime brunch is not complete without a mocktail. Enter this seasonal smash! Find the best blueberries and compliment their sweetness with a hint of lime and the warmth of cardamom. Together you get a well-rounded beverage that’s always in bloom.


Equipment Needed:

  • Rocks glass
  • Muddler
  • Stirring spoon



  • Soda water, to top
  • 1 lime wedge
  • Handful of blueberries, plus more for garnish
  • 1 fl. oz. (1/8 C) cardamom simple syrup*



  1. Muddle blueberries and lime wedge in a rocks glass.
  2. Add cardamom syrup and stir well.
  3. Add ice and top with soda water.
  4. Garnish with remaining blueberries. Enjoy!



*Cardamom simple syrup: Heat 2 Tbsp. ground cardamom, ¾ C sugar, and ¾ C water together until dissolved. Let cool.


By: Erin Pellegrin, RD