Recipes and Cooking Orange Mint Juleps 5.0 (1) Savor this citrusy alcoholic beverage recipe on a hot summer afternoon. Serve it chilled with a garnish of mint and orange slices. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 14, 2011 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Helen Norman Prep Time: 20 mins Stand Time: 60 mins Total Time: 80 mins Servings: 8 Yield: 2/3 cup per glass Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 2 cup lightly packed fresh mint 2 cup water 1 cup sugar 1 cup orange juice 1 ½ cup bourbon Granulated sugar Crushed Ice Fresh Mint Sprigs Halved orange slices Directions Place mint leaves in a medium bowl; set aside. In a medium saucepan combine the water and 1 cup sugar. Bring to boiling, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat; pour over mint leaves. Stir in orange juice. Cover and let stand at room temperature for 1 hour. Strain mixture through a mesh strainer. Stir in bourbon. Cover and chill up to 24 hours. Place granulated sugar in a shallow dish; wet the edge of 8 glasses and dip into sugar to coat. Add crushed ice to glasses. Divide bourbon mixture among glasses (about 2/3 cup per glass). Garnish with mint and orange slices. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 228 Calories 33g Carbs 1g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 8 Calories 228 % Daily Value * Sodium 10mg 0% Total Carbohydrate 33g 12% Total Sugars 30g Protein 1g Vitamin C 22.4mg 112% Calcium 60.6mg 5% Iron 2.9mg 16% Potassium 190mg 4% Folate, total 36.3mcg Vitamin B-6 0.1mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.