- 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.