← 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.
 

Explore Cookbooks on Cookstr

unforgettable-desserts Unforgettable Desserts
by Dede Wilson
living-raw-food Living Raw Food
by Sarma Melngailis
young-and-hungry-more-than-100-recipes-for-cooking-fresh-and-affordable-food-for-everyone Young and Hungry: More Than...
by Dave Lieberman
the-sweet-life The Sweet Life
by Kate Zuckerman
the-gourmet-cookbook The Gourmet Cookbook
by Ruth Reichl
a-new-way-to-cook A New Way to Cook
by Sally Schneider
allergy-free-desserts Allergy-Free Desserts
by Elizabeth Gordon
lidias-italy Lidia's Italy
by Lidia Bastianich
125-best-vegan-recipes 125 Best Vegan Recipes
by Maxine Effenson Chuck, Beth Gurney
gluten-free-and-vegan-holidays Gluten-Free and Vegan Holidays
by Jennifer Katzinger
baked-new-frontiers-in-baking Baked: New Frontiers in Baking
by Matt Lewis, Renato Poliafito
the-vegetable-dishes-i-cant-live-without The Vegetable Dishes I Can'...
by Mollie Katzen, Greg Atkinson
Already a member? Click here to Log In
close

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 Cookstr features and tools







By signing up you accept the
Terms of Use and Privacy Policy
Spinner
New to Cookstr? Click here to Sign Up
close


Forgot your password? Click here
close
Thanks for commenting!
Would you like to share your comment on Facebook or Twitter?