Celery Julep

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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

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
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)

How to Make Celery Julep

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.

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About Celery Julep

Course/Dish: Cocktails


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