Mango Jalapeño Julep
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Sweet and a bit spicy-- This Mango Jalapeño Julep is a great summer twist on the classic Derby fav.
Recipe type: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Serves: 1 drink
Jalapeno Syrup
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 Jalapeno, diced
  • 2 slices mango
  • 1 tablespoon jalapeño syrup (recipe above)
  • 3 ounces Kentucky bourbon
  • 1 splash club soda, optional
  • crushed ice
  1. Start by making the jalapeño syrup. Combine sugar, water, jalapeños in small saucepan.
  2. Bring to boil and reduce to simmer. Stir until sugar is completely dissolved.
  3. Remove from heat and let cool.
  4. Build drink by adding mango and jalapeño syrup in bottom of chilled julep cup.
  5. Muddle well to purée mango and infuse jalapeño.
  6. Fill with crushed ice and top with bourbon.
  7. Optionally, add a splash of club soda.
  8. Insert straw and enjoy!
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