I live in Kentucky and have enjoyed this recipe since I first saw it in Southern Living. I have served it many times and have received outstanding reviews with requests for the recipe!! Can't ask for anything more. Didn't change a thing about it. I really enjoy this around Derby time since I am not a fan of the real mint julep. It is somewhat of a girlie drink, as it is sweeter than drinks most men like.
Mint Julep Martini
- 1/4 cup bourbon
- 1/4 cup orange liqueur
- 1 teaspoon vanilla vodka*
- 1 teaspoon clear crème de menthe
- 6 ice cubes
- Garnishes: fresh mint sprig, orange rind curl
- Combine first 5 ingredients in a martini shaker. Cover with lid, and shake until thoroughly chilled. Remove lid, and strain into a chilled martini glass. Serve immediately. Garnish, if desired.
- *1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract may be substituted.
- Note: This recipe can be easily doubled. Make desired amount of servings, and store in a pitcher. Serve chilled. For testing purposes only, we used Smirnoff Vanilla Twist for vanilla vodka and Grand Marnier for orange liqueur.
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