Blueberry Mint Julep #BrunchWeek
Prep Time
5 mins
Total Time
5 mins
 

A fun spin on the classic mint julep, this Blueberry Mint Julep is simple, fruity and refreshing.

Course: Beverage
Cuisine: Southern
Keyword: mint julep
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 186 kcal
Author: Kellie
Ingredients
  • 2 cups blueberries plus more for garnish
  • 4 ounces simple syrup
  • 4 ounces bourbon
  • 1/2 teaspoon Nielsen-Massey Vanilla Extract
  • 8 mint leaves plus more for garnish
  • 4 cups crushed ice
Instructions
  1. Place 1 cup blueberries, simple syrup, bourbon and vanilla in a blender. Puree until smooth.
  2. Divide the remaining blueberries between 4 julep cups and top each with two mint leaves.
  3. Using a muddler, mash the blueberries and mint.
  4. Add crushed ice to each cup. Divide the blueberry puree between the four julep cups and stir. Garnish with mint and blueberries. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts
Blueberry Mint Julep #BrunchWeek
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 186
% Daily Value*
Fat 0g0%
Saturated Fat 0g0%
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 29mg1%
Potassium 86mg2%
Carbohydrates 31g10%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 28g31%
Protein 0g0%
Vitamin A 125IU3%
Vitamin C 7.8mg9%
Calcium 20mg2%
Iron 1.3mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.