Prosecco and Scotch Whiskey Julep

Total Time:
30 min
Prep:
5 min
Inactive:
20 min
Cook:
5 min

Yield:
4 cups
Level:
Easy

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Ingredients
  • Ice
  • 1 cup Mint Simple Syrup, recipe follows
  • 1 cup single malt Scotch whiskey, such as Glenfiddich
  • 5 fresh mint sprigs, plus extra for garnish
  • 2 cups prosecco, chilled
  • Mint Simple Syrup:
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 packed cup packed fresh mint leaves
Directions

In an ice-filled pitcher, mix together the Mint Simple Syrup, whiskey and 5 mint sprigs. Slowly pour in the prosecco and mix. Pour into glasses and garnish with mint sprigs

Mint Simple Syrup:

In a small saucepan, combine the sugar, 1/2 cup water and mint leaves over medium heat. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer until the sugar has dissolved, about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove the pan from the heat and allow the syrup to cool for 20 minutes. Strain before using. Yield: 1 cup.

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