Saturday, May 7, 2011

It's the 137th Kentucky Derby!!!!!

Here's a little something to get you in the Derby spirit.....try the
Kentucky Derby Mint Julep........

  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 1/4 Cup Chopped Fresh Mint
  • 1 1/2 Cups Water
  • Whole Fresh Mint Leaves (for garnish)
  • 6 to 8 oz Bourbon

  • In a medium sauce pan, add water and bring to a boil.
  • Next add sugar and chopped mint. 
  • Set temperature to low/medium to simmer and stir until sugar is dissolved.
  • Use a sieve to strain the mint out of the simple syrup and pour into a glass pitcher.
  • Add bourbon, ice and whole mint leaves to pitcher and serve!

No comments:

Post a Comment