Mint Julep

Preparation info

  • Difficulty

    Easy

Appears in

The Boston Cooking-School Cook Book

By Fannie Merritt Farmer

Published 1896

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Ingredients

  • 1 quart water.
  • 2 cups sugar.
  • 1 pint claret wine.
  • 1 cup strawberry juice.
  • 1 cup orange juice.
  • Juice 8 lemons.
  • 1½ cups boiling water.
  • 12 sprigs fresh mint.

Method

Make syrup by boiling quart of water and sugar twenty minutes. Separate mint in pieces, add to the boiling water, cover, and let stand in warm place five minutes, strain, and add to syrup; add fruit juices, and cool. Pour into punch-bowl, add claret, and chill with a large piece of ice; dilute with water. Garnish with fresh mint leaves and whole strawberries.