Mint Julep Martini

Mint Julep Martini

SheKnows
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook Time: 10 hr
  • Total: 10 hr 5 min
  • Serving: 4 People

Can't afford to go to the Kentucky Derby this year? Host your own party and serve this mint julep martinis, a wonderful Southern favorite, served in dainty martini glasses and made with fresh mint leaves. Sip these while you root on your horse, but dont' forget the wide brimmed hat!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh mint leaves
  • 2 cups Kentucky bourbon

Directions

  1. Combine water, sugar and chopped mint leaves in a small saucepan over high heat; bring to a boil untill the sugar is completely dissolved. Allow syrup to cool for at least one hour.
  2. Pour into 4 martini glasses filled with ice (crushed is best). Garnish with additional mint leaves and enjoy!

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