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