Virgin Mint Julep

Virgin Mint Julep Recipe

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Kathie Carr

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@kathiecc

I came across this recipe in a newspaper several years ago. Its refreshing and great for those who wish to abstain from alcohol yet join in the festivities, at Kentucky Derby parties, or anytime.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
8-10
Prep:
10 Min

Ingredients

  • 1 large
    bunch fresh mint leaves, about 10 stems
  • 1 bottle
    ginger ale (1 quart or 1 liter, they are approximately the same)
  • 1 c
    fresh lemon juice or real lemon brand juice
  • 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 1/2 c
    water
  • ·
    crushed ice

How to Make Virgin Mint Julep

Step-by-Step

  1. Rinse mint leaves and remove any thick stems. Set aside. Put ginger ale in refrigerator to chill.

    Mix lemon juice, sugar and water in a small saucepan. Heat and stir until sugar is dissolved. Chill.
  2. Pour chilled lemon juice mixture over mint leaves and refrigerate for 30 -60 minutes.

    In a large pitcher mix lemon juice-mint mixture, ginger ale, and ice. Stir vigorously until pitcher is frosted and serve.

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About Virgin Mint Julep

Course/Dish: Non-Alcoholic Drinks




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