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Leftover simple syrup keeps refrigerated about one week and perfectly sweetens iced tea.

Recipe by Southern Living May 2003

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Yield:
Makes 1 (8-ounce) julep
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place mint leaves and Mint Simple Syrup in a chilled julep cup. Gently press leaves against cup with back of spoon to release flavors. Pack cup tightly with crushed ice; pour bourbon over ice. Insert straw, place mint sprig directly next to straw, and serve immediately. Sprinkle with powdered sugar, if desired.

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  • Note: For testing purposes only, we used Woodford Reserve Distiller's Select Bourbon.

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