Virgin Mint Julep

By ryanmmurano

Virgin Mint Julep
  • 1/4 cup water

  • 1/4 cup white sugar

  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint leaves

  • 2 cups crushed ice

  • 1/2 cup prepared lemonade

  • Fresh mint sprigs, for garnish

  1. In a small saucepan, combine the water, sugar and 1 tablespoon of chopped mint. Stir and bring to a boil. Cook until sugar has dissolved, then remove from heat and set aside to cool. After about an hour, strain out mint leaves.

  2. Fill 2 cups or frozen goblets with crushed ice. Pour 1/2 of the lemonade into each glass and top with a splash of the sugar syrup. Garnish each with a mint sprig and a straw. Serve on a silver platter.

Nutritional Facts

Calories - 122
Carbohydrates - 31.6g
Saturated Fat - 0g
Protein - 0.1g
Sodium - 7mg
Dietary Fiber - 0g

drinks southern-style beverage alcohol-free