Mint Julep Brownies & Strawberry Juleps : Official Travel Source

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Mint Julep Brownies & Strawberry Juleps

Mint Julep Brownies

  • 10 tablespoons butter
  • 1 ¼ cups sugar
  • 2/4 cups cocoa powder
  • ½ cups all purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon Kentucky Bourbon
  • ¼ teaspoon crème de menthe

Melt butter in saucepan. Remove from stove and dry ingredients, mixing well. Add bourbon and crème de menthe, stirring, then one egg at a time until all blended.

Strawberry Mint Juleps

  • 1 ounce strawberry simple syrup
  • 2 ounces Kentucky Bourbon
  • Fresh mint
  • Fresh strawberries

For the strawberry syrup: simmer together 1 cup of sugar, 1 cup of water and 1 cup of quartered fresh strawberries without the green for 5 minutes. Strain and chill syrup.

In a cocktail shaker without ice, muddle together 6-8 mint leaves, 3 strawberries (quartered, without stems) and simple syrup. Add bourbon and ice and shake. Strain into a mint julep cup and pack the cup with crushed. Garnish with fresh mint sprigs and a strawberry.