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Mint julep

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • No cook
  • Easy
  • Serves 1

Whisky cocktails don’t come much more refreshing than a mint julep. Serve over mounds of crushed ice and top with freshly picked garden mint

  • Gluten-free
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: Per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal187
fat0g
saturates0g
carbs9g
sugars8g
fibre0g
protein0g
salt0g
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Ingredients

  • 65ml bourbon
  • 10 mint leaves
  • 12.5ml 2:1 sugar syrup (see tip, below)
  • ice , cubes and crushed

For the garnish

Method

  • STEP 1

    Shake the bourbon, mint leaves and sugar syrup with ice and strain into a highball glass or julep tin filled with crushed ice. Churn gently with a long-handled spoon and top with more crushed ice. Garnish and serve.

RECIPE TIPS
MAKE THE SUGAR SYRUP

Dissolve 200g sugar in 100ml water over a low heat. Leave to cool, then bottle. Store in the fridge for up to one week.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, September 2017

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