Recipe for Classic Mint Julep.
Dissolve sugar or sugar substitute into water. Bruise mint springs with fingers and rim the cup. Fill 3/4 of cup with shaved ice. Add bourbon, then sugar solution. Stir gently. Add ice to fill cup. Garnish with mint sprig.
- 1 tsp. granulated sugar or sugar substitute
- 1/2 tsp. water
- 2-3 mint sprigs
- Shaved ice
- 2 jiggers Bourbon
From EvanWilliams Heaven Hill Cooking with Bourbon, by Heaven Hill Distilleries, nd.