Mint Julep
  • 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
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.