Here are the ingredients:
1 tablespoon mint-flavored simple syrup (recipe follows)
2 ounces Kentucky whiskey
Sprigs of mint
First prepare the mint flavored syrup, which should be made a day or 2
before your party.
Here's how to do that:
To make simple syrup: Bring 2 cups sugar and 2 cups water to a boil. Boil 5
minutes, without stirring. Cool to room temperature. Then fill a jar loosely
with sprigs of fresh mint, crushed slightly, and cover with the cooled
Cover jar and refrigerate 12 to 24 hours. Discard mint. Refrigerate until
ready to use. Makes 2 1/2 to 3 cups.
To make drink:
Fill chilled julep cup with finely crushed ice. Pour in the mint-flavored
syrup and the whiskey. Frost cup, stick in a sprig of mint and serve at