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Mint Julep Recipe

This is a classic mint julep with a few simple ingredients. Perfect for a hot spring and summer day!
Prep Time10 mins
Course: Cocktail
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Bourbon, cocktail
Servings: 1 cocktail
Calories: 175kcal
Author: Eden
Cost: $3


  • 8 mint leaves
  • 2 ounces bourbon good quality!
  • 1/2 ounce simple syrup
  • soda water splash


  • Muddle the mint and simple syrup in a mint julep cup. 
  • Add in the bourbon, fill with crushed ice and stir well. Stir for about 30 seconds until the cup is icy and cold.
  • Add a splash of soda water and top with crushed ice. Serve with a paper straw for easier sipping. 
  • Making simple syrup is very easy, check out our guide here! If you like an extra minty mint julep, make a mint simple syrup! 


Calories: 175kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 11mg | Potassium: 46mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 340IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 1mg