It's almost time for the Kentucky Derby so this week for Happy Hour Martha Stewart is providing a new twist on a classic.
This blackberry mint julep looks so yummy!! I can't wait to try it and cheer on those horses! Here is the recipe straight from MarthaStewart.com.
1/2 cup packed fresh mint leaves
1 pint blackberries
6 tablespoons sugar
1/2 cup bourbon
4 cups small ice cubes
4 sprigs mint, for garnishing
1.Roughly chop 1/2 cup packed fresh mint leaves.
2.Puree the mint, blackberries, and sugar in a blender. Press through a fine sieve into a bowl; discard seeds.
3.Rinse blender, then return puree to blender, and add bourbon and small ice cubes; blend until smooth. Divide mixture among 4 glasses. Garnish each with a mint sprig.