Mint Julep Recipe

Mint Juleps are a south American cocktail. Mint Juleps get its taste from mint and bourbon. Mint juleps are inspired by many restaurants across the world.
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Summary

Difficulty LevelEasyCuisine

Ingredients

 Sugar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Water1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Fresh mint sprigs8 , finely chopped
 Bourbon1 Quart
 Fresh mint sprigs10

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2529 Calories from Fat 3

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.34 g0.52%

Saturated Fat 0.09 g0.44%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 11.2 mg0.5%

Total Carbohydrates 105 g35.1%

Dietary Fiber 2.9 g11.5%

Sugars 99.9 g

Protein 1 g2.7%

Vitamin A 30.6% Vitamin C 19.1%

Calcium 8.8% Iron 10.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Combine sugar, water, chopped mint, and bourbon in a glass container; stir until sugar dissolves.
Cover and let stand 4 to 6 hours.
Strain mixture into a large pitcher, discarding chopped mint.
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