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Strawberry Lemonade Mint Julep

The following recipe was created in collaboration with Lauren Schulte. To see more of her bites and meals, visit her Instagram @TheBiteSizePantry

Looking to sip on something “summery?” You have to try this Strawberry Lemonade Mint Julep! It’s this summer’s hottest drink! Featuring lime, strawberries, mint and bourbon topped with Heinen’s lemonade, this cocktail is perfect for Derby Day or any warm weather occasion.

Strawberry Lemonade Mint Julep

It’s just as easy to make as it is to drink! Simply add the strawberries, lime wedges, mint leaves and bourbon to a jar with a lid and muddle with the back of spoon. Muddling the berries and mint into the bourbon creates the most delicious flavor infusion. Secure the lid on the jar and shake for 15 seconds. Pour the cocktail into a glass over fresh-crushed ice, add a strawberry sliver and fresh mint leaves to the top for aromatics and enjoy!

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Strawberry Lemonade Mint Julep
Strawberry Lemonade Mint Julep
Prep time:
5min
Total time:
5min

Servings:
2

Ingredients

  • 8 oz. of bourbon
  • 5-6 fresh mint leaves
  • 2-3 large strawberries, diced
  • 2 quartered lime wedges or ¼ of a lime
  • 1 cup of Heinen’s lemonade
  • Fresh ice
  • Strawberries, for garnish
  • Mint leaves, for garnish

Instructions

  1. Clap the mint leaves together in the palm of your hand. This will release the oils and give the cocktail stronger aroma and flavor.
  2. Add the strawberries, lime wedges, mint leaves and bourbon to a jar with a lid and muddle with the back of spoon.
  3. Secure the lid and shake for 15 seconds.
  4. Pour into a glass over fresh-crushed ice.
  5. Add a strawberry sliver and fresh mint leaves to the top of each drink for aromatics.
  6. Serve and enjoy!

Strawberry Lemonade Mint Julep

The Bite Size Pantry, Lauren Schulte
By Lauren Schulte
Well hello there, I’m Lauren and I love food! Keeping meals simple, satisfying and accessible to all is the main purpose behind my cooking, but I always add a touch of creativity and uniqueness.I’m a family-taught cook and food is one of my greatest passion in life, but I suppose there is a little more to me than just food. I am a fur-mama to two wonderful rescue pups, Herbie and Nelly and our cat Grayson, who are all part of The Bite Size Pantry household. They love to be with me in the kitchen and they make the cleanup process a whole lot easier. Thanks to the wonderful internet world I’ve been able to pursue my dream of cooking. Sometimes it seems like a lot, but I just love food and I really love sharing that love with others who love it too.

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