One Cocktail Combines Two Holidays: The Mint Julep Margarita!

The Cooking Channel has come up with an easy to make and tasty beverage.

One Cocktail Combines Two Holidays: The Mint Julep Margarita!

The Cooking Channel has come up with an easy to make and tasty beverage.

-PJ Gach

mint julep margarita

This weekend is Cinco de Mayo and the Kentucky Derby. Talk about party, party, party!

Now there’s no need to decide on which you’ll celebrate, ‘cause this one drink will work for any party. The drink was created by Cooking Channel’s Roberto Ferdman

Read 6 Easy, Delicious Cocktails for Cinco de Mayo!

mint julep margarita

The Mint Julep Margarita

Ingredients:

2 limes, each cut into 16 pieces

2 teaspoons superfine sugar

10 fresh mint leaves

2 ounces bourbon

1 ounce orange liqueur

1/4 cup seltzer

Directions:

Place the limes in a cocktail shaker. Sprinkle with the sugar and add the mint leaves. Muddle well, making sure the juice is really extracted from the limes and the sugar dissolves. Add the bourbon and orange liqueur. Add a couple of ice cubes, cover and shake well. Strain. Can be served over ice or straight. Top with seltzer.

Enjoy!

PJ Gach is Senior Editor: Style + Beauty at BettyConfidential.


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