Mint Julep
 
The mint julep is the traditional beverage of Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby.
Servings:  
Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons superfine sugar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 24 mint leaves , plus 4 sprigs for garnish
  • 2 cups finely crushed ice
  • 1 cup bourbon
Directions
Combine sugar, lemon juice and mint leaves in a pitcher.

Crush with a wooden spoon.

Add ice and bourbon; mix well.

Pour into silver julep cups or tumbler, garnish with mint sprigs and serve.
FROM: Sarah Jessica Parker, Orlando Bloom and Matthew Fox
Published on January 01, 2006

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