Celery Julep

Lisa 'Gayle' Goff

By
@GayleGoff

I decided to make an cocktail and appitizer type entry for my challenge this week and I think it came out pretty nifty so here is the cocktail part and the appitizer is to follow.

note:not my picture


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Serves:

yields 5-6 drinks

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

5 Min

Ingredients

4-5
celery stalks, plus additional for garnish
1/2 c
plus 1tbl sugar
1/2 Tbsp
celery seeds
hefty picnh of salt
10-12 oz
whiskey
6 Tbsp
lemon juice
seltzer (about 12 oz)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Put the celery, 1 Tbsp of the sugar, celery seed and salt in a food processor. Pulse until the mixture is reduced to a puree. Pass it through a fine-mesh strainer, pressing on and discarding the solids.
2
Place the strained celery juice in a saucepan, along with the 1/2 cup sugar. Heat gently until it just dissolves, then cool
3
To assemble the juleps, shake together 2 ounces whiskey, 1 Tbsp lemon juice, and 2 Tbsp celery syrup with ice. Pour into a glass with ice, top off with seltzer, and garnish with a celery sprig. Adjust to taste.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cocktails
Hashtags: #savory, #bourbon, #celery