Mint Julep Sweet Tea

Mint Julep Sweet Tea
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Recipe type: Tea
 
Try this twist for Kentucky Derby Parties.
Ingredients
  • ½ cup mint leaves
  • 1 lemon, sliced
  • 2 tbsp. sugar
Instructions
  1. Combine ½ cup loosely packed fresh mint leaves; 1 lemon, sliced; and 2 Tbsp. sugar in a 2-qt. pitcher.
  2. Press mint leaves against sides of pitcher with back of spoon to release flavors.
  3. Stir in 3 cups cold Southern Sweet Tea (see recipe) and 1 cup bourbon. Serve over crushed ice.

 

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