← Back to Search Results
Southern
Mint Julep

Photo by: Tom Eckerle
Comments: 0
 

Recipe

How to make a julep: crush the mint, bruise the mint; freeze the glass, freeze the silver chalice; make it with rye, make it with bourbon. These are the disputes. I offer my julep recipe -I make it with scotch.

Yield: Makes two 12-ounce drinks

Ingredients

  • ½ cup packed fresh mint sprigs
  • ¼ cup Simple Syrup  
  • 2 to 2½ cups shaved ice
  • 6 ounces scotch

Equipment:

  • Blender
  • Two julep cups
  • Glass straws

Directions

In a blender, combine the mint and Simple Syrup, mixing until pureed thoroughly.Place half of the mint mixture and 1 straw in each julep cup. Packing the ice around the straw, fill the cup almost to the top with shaved ice. Set the cups in the freezer for at least 30 minutes.

Touching the outside as little as possible, remove the cups from the freezer and pour scotch over the shaved ice.Decorate with mint sprigs and sip in the shade.


© Christopher Idone
 

Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

Nutritional information does not include Simple Syrup. For nutritional information on Simple Syrup, please follow the link above.

125kcal (6%)
45mg (5%)
3mg (5%)
46mcg RAE (2%)
105mg
14mg
1g
0g
2g
2g
0mg (0%)
7mg (0%)
0g (0%)
0g (0%)
3mg (15%)
 

Would you like to leave a comment about this recipe?

Notify me of new comments on this recipe. Add comment

We'd love to hear what you think!

Please or to add a comment to this recipe.
 

Sign up for
The Cookstr Weekly

Free handpicked cookbook recipes delivered straight to your inbox

Explore Cookbooks on Cookstr

unforgettable-desserts Unforgettable Desserts
by Dede Wilson
nigella-express Nigella Express
by Nigella Lawson
baked-explorations Baked Explorations
by Matt Lewis
david-burkes-new-american-classics David Burke's New American ...
by David Burke, Judith Choate
parents-need-to-eat-too Parents Need to Eat Too
by Debbie Koenig
the-splendid-tables-how-to-eat-weekends The Splendid Table's How to...
by Sally Swift, Lynne Rosetto Kasper
lucindas-authentic-jamaican-kitchen Lucinda's Authentic Jamaica...
by Lucinda Scala Quinn
good-to-the-grain Good to the Grain
by Kim Boyce
martin-yans-china Martin Yan's China
by Martin Yan
the-provence-cookbook The Provence Cookbook
by Patricia Wells
a-new-way-to-cook A New Way to Cook
by Sally Schneider
complete-book-of-indian-cooking-350-recipes-from-the-regions-of-india Complete Book of Indian Coo...
by Suneeta Vaswani
the-mozza-cookbook The Mozza Cookbook
by Nancy Silverton
new-american-table New American Table
by Marcus Samuelsson
down-home-with-the-neelys-a-southern-family-cookbook Down Home with the Neelys: ...
by Gina Neely, Pat Neely
Already a member? Sign in here
Close_overlay

Sign up to Cookstr!

  • Receive a free, handpicked selection of recipes in your inbox weekly
  • Save, share and comment on your favorite recipes in My Cookstr
  • Get updates on new cookbooks, Cookstr features, and other exclusives we know you'll love
Spinner
By signing up you accept the
Terms of Use and Privacy Policy
New to Cookstr? Sign up here
Close_overlay

Sign in to Cookstr

Keep me logged in
close
Thanks for commenting!
Would you like to share your comment on Facebook or Twitter?