Mint Julep Punch

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Make mint juleps for a crowd with this easy recipe!

Mint Julep Punch
Photo: Greg Scheidemann
Prep Time:
10 mins
Stand Time:
60 mins
Chill Time:
24 hrs
Total Time:
25 hrs 10 mins
Servings:
9
Yield:
7 cups

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cup sugar

  • 1 ½ cup water

  • 1 cup fresh mint leaves

  • 1 cup black cherry bourbon or bourbon

  • 4 cup sparkling water, chilled

  • Ice cubes

  • Fresh mint sprigs

Directions

  1. In a medium saucepan stir together sugar and water. Heat and stir over medium heat until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat. Stir in 1 cup mint. Let stand for 1 hour; remove and discard mint. Transfer syrup to a small bowl; cover and chill several hours or overnight.

  2. To serve, in a pitcher stir together the syrup and bourbon. Stir in sparkling water. Serve over ice with fresh mint sprigs.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

188 Calories
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 9
Calories 188
% Daily Value *
Sodium 25mg 1%
Total Sugars 34g
Vitamin C 0.3mg 2%
Calcium 12mg 1%
Iron 0.3mg 2%
Potassium 15mg 0%
Folate, total 2.7mcg

*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.

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