Mint Julep Or Tea Syrup Recipe

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Mint Julep or Tea Syrup

Terressa Kennedy

By
@rvrctygrrl

part of my cookbook. This one is a multi-use recipe.


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Ingredients

juice and rinds of 12 lemons
4 qt
water
2
handfuls fresh mint
2 1/2 c
sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Syrup:
Simmer the first 3 ingredients for 15 minutes, but do not boil. Strain and discard the mint and rinds. To the remaining syrup add the juice from the lemons and the sugar. Makes 4 ½ quarts of the syrup.
2
Mint Juleps:
Add a small amount of bourbon to syrup and pour into chilled cups packed with ice.
3
Iced Tea:
Add syrup to taste to unsweetened tea.
4
For Punch:
Mix syrup with strong, unsweetened tea and pineapple juice. Adjust amounts of each according to your taste.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Punches, Cocktails, Other Drinks
Other Tag: Quick & Easy