Print
Mint Julep
Total:
9 hr 15 min
Prep:
10 min
Inactive:
9 hr
Cook:
5 min
Yield:
1 pitcher or bottle
Level:
Easy
Total:
9 hr 15 min
Prep:
10 min
Inactive:
9 hr
Cook:
5 min
Yield:
1 pitcher or bottle
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup water
  • 2/3 cup sugar, plus more for garnish
  • 3 bunches mint
  • 1 bottle Southern whisky
  • 1 egg white
  • Mint or lavender sprigs, for garnish

Directions

Make a mint flavored simple syrup by boiling water and sugar with two bunches of roughly torn and bruised mint in large sauce pot. Boil just until the sugar dissolves completely. Cool and strain the mint out of mixture.

Add bottle of whisky to the infusion. Stuff the empty whisky bottle with last bunch of fresh mint leaves and fill with the simple syrup/whiskey mixture.

Cap and put in freezer overnight. It will freeze to a slushy consistency for serving.

Glasses: dip the rim of each glass in egg white, then in sugar for a frosted appearance and chill. Fill with mint julep mixture straight from the frozen bottle and garnish with a mint or lavender sprig.

Consumption of raw or undercooked eggs, shellfish and meat may increase the risk of foodborne illness.

More from:

Cocktails & Drinks

Trending Videos 7 Videos

Lighter Chocolate Brownies 02:54

These fudgy chocolate brownies are surprisingly low in fat and calories.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Pea, Feta and Mint Salad

Recipe courtesy of William Granger

Slow Roast Lamb with Mint Mustard Gravy

Recipe courtesy of Siba Mtongana

Pot Roast with Carrots, Shallots, Mint and Lemon

Recipe courtesy of Michael Symon

Ultimate Margarita

Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence

Long Island Iced Tea

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Spicy Margarita

Recipe courtesy of Cooking Channel

Pork Belly Tacos

Recipe courtesy of Epic

Lavender Margarita

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

On TV

Holy & Hungry

7:30am | 6:30c

Holy & Hungry

8:30am | 7:30c

Holy & Hungry

9:30am | 8:30c

Cheap Eats

10am | 9c

Cheap Eats

10:30am | 9:30c

Cheap Eats

11am | 10c

Cheap Eats

11:30am | 10:30c

Unique Eats

12pm | 11c

Unique Eats

12:30pm | 11:30c

Unique Eats

1pm | 12c

Unique Eats

1:30pm | 12:30c

Good Eats

2pm | 1c

Good Eats

2:30pm | 1:30c

Carnival Eats

6:30pm | 5:30c

Carnival Eats

7:30pm | 6:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Carnival Eats

8pm | 7c

Carnival Eats

8:30pm | 7:30c

Carnival Eats

9:30pm | 8:30c

Carnival Eats

10:30pm | 9:30c

Good Eats

11pm | 10c

Good Eats

11:30pm | 10:30c

Carnival Eats

12am | 11c

Carnival Eats

12:30am | 11:30c

Carnival Eats

1am | 12c

Carnival Eats

1:30am | 12:30c

Carnival Eats

2:30am | 1:30c

Good Eats

3am | 2c

Good Eats

3:30am | 2:30c

Trending Videos

So Much Pretty Food Here