Saturday, December 27, 2008

Mint Julep

Who has been to Disneyland? Of those of you that have been to the Land of Mouse, who has had the Mint Julep in the French Quarters? Oh, if you haven't you need to! And if you can't easily get to Disneyland, I'm here to help! I'm here to help increase your sugar intake, by a lot!

This is the original recipe that is given to guests upon request.

1 cup granulated sugar
3 cups soda water
3 tsp lime juice concentrate
6 oz. thawed lemonade concentrate
6 tbsp creme de menthe (syrup available at liquor stores, or check stores like Smart & Final or Cash & Carry. Do not confuse it with creme de menthe liqueur.)

mint leaf
lime slice
maraschino cherry

  1. Dissolve sugar into the soda water in a 3 quart saucepan.
  2. Add lime juice and lemonade and bring to a boil.
  3. Remove from heat and add creme de menthe.
  4. To serve, combine 3 parts syrup mix to 5 parts chilled water.
  5. Transfer beverage to pitcher and enjoy!
  6. Garnish each serving with mint leaves, lime slice and a maraschino cherry.
Makes 2/3 gallon.


Teaseburger said...

I was wondering when you were going to post this one!!! Woot woot!!!

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