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Kentucky Mint Julep

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Ingredients
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Mint leaves 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Bourbon 1 Tablespoon
  Mint sprig 1
Directions

In 2-cup glass measure, combine sugar and water.
Microwave at HIGH (10) 3 to 5 minutes or until hot and sugar is dissolved.
Stir well.
Add 1 cup mint leaves; let stand 2 hours.
Strain into small glass jar; cover tightly and refrigerate.
For each julep: Pour 1 tablespoon mint syrup mixture over crushed ice in tall glass.
Slowly add 2 ounces bourbon.
Garnish with mint sprigs.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Beverage
Method: 
Microwaving
Drink: 
Alcohol

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