Mint Julep or Tea Syrup

Mint Julep Or Tea Syrup Recipe

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Terressa Kennedy


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

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

How to Make Mint Julep or Tea Syrup


  • 1Syrup:
    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.
  • 2Mint Juleps:
    Add a small amount of bourbon to syrup and pour into chilled cups packed with ice.
  • 3Iced Tea:
    Add syrup to taste to unsweetened tea.
  • 4For Punch:
    Mix syrup with strong, unsweetened tea and pineapple juice. Adjust amounts of each according to your taste.

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About Mint Julep or Tea Syrup

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