Plantation Mint Julep

  • Yield 20 servings

A refreshing drink to help you relax after a hard day at work.

Ingredients

4 cups water
3 cups sugar
Leaves from 15 to 20 large mint stalks
Crushed ice
Kentucky bourbon

Instructions

  1. Boil water in heavy saucepan; add sugar and mint leaves and allow to boil for 10 minutes.  Let cool.  Put mixture into a jug and refrigerated.  Allow to stand for at least 30 days.
  2. To make julep, pour 1 1/2 ounces of sugar mixture and 3 ounces of bourbon over shaved ice.  Stir and serve with short straws and a mint sprig garnish.

Recipe reprinted with permission from the Junior League of Savannah’s Savannah Style (the Junior League of Savannah, Georgia, 1980).

 

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