If bourbon is not your cup of tea, you can still experience a julep. We made the alcohol optional in this recipe; it's great both ways.

Recipe by Southern Living May 1997

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Credit: Charles Walton; Styling: Leslie Byars Simpson

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Yield:
8 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Tie mint in a cheesecloth bag, and place in a large saucepan. Add apple juice, and bring mixture to a boil.

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  • Remove from heat; cover and cool. Chill.

  • Remove and discard cheesecloth bag; stir in lime juice and, if desired, bourbon. Serve over crushed or shaved ice; garnish, if desired.

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