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mint julep or tea syrup

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Recipe by
Terressa Kennedy
Houston, TX

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

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Ingredients For mint julep or tea syrup

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

How To Make mint julep or tea syrup

  • 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.

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