Virgin Mint Julep

Virgin Mint Julep

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Kathie Carr

By
@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.

Printable Recipe Card

About Virgin Mint Julep

Course/Dish: Non-Alcoholic Drinks



Show 6 Comments & Reviews

19 Recipes With Sour Cream

19 Recipes With Sour Cream


Wondering what to do with that container of sour cream in your fridge? We have the answer. From breakfast to lunch to dinner to dessert, sour cream is a tasty addition to a wide variety of recipes. Casseroles, cheesecakes, and coffee cake wouldn’t be the same without sour cream.

25 Desserts Made With Boxed Pudding

25 Desserts Made With Boxed Pudding


Boxed pudding is tasty and convenient. But, want to know how you can make it better? Transform it into a pie, cake, frosting, and even fruit salad. Who knew so many treats could start with a box of pudding? If you’ve been organizing your pantry and realize how many boxes of pudding were hidden, used […]

Bacon Recipes That Go Beyond Breakfast

Bacon Recipes That Go Beyond Breakfast


Bacon, how do I love thee? I’m not sure I can count the ways. It’s my go-to meat alongside eggs or on a breakfast sandwich. But, I don’t restrict my bacon enjoyment only to morning-time. If you like bacon as much as I do, you have to check out these Blue Ribbon recipes. “So easy, […]