Recipe by Charles Grayauskie
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1/4 cup sugar
1 tbsp. cardamom pods, cracked, plus ground cardamom for garnish
1 cup coconut cream
1 cup mango juice
4 cups ice
Fresh mango slices, for garnish
Maraschino cherries, for garnish
1. In a small saucepan, bring the sugar, cardamom pods, and 1/4 cup water to a simmer over medium heat, stirring until the sugar dissolves. Remove from heat. Steep for 10 minutes; strain.
2. In a blender, puree the cardamom syrup, coconut cream, mango juice, and ice. Divide among 4 colada glasses. Garnish with ground cardamom, mango slices, and maraschino cherries.