Easy Mint Julep Recipe {LOW CALORIE}

Easy Mint Julep Recipe

This easy mint julep recipe is low in calories, and delicious. We were able to cut the calories in this mint juleps drink recipe without changing the flavor, or compromising the potency.

Bellow, you’ll learn how to make a mint julep recipe low in calories, with one ingredients swap.

Easy Mint Julep Recipe

Mint julep recipes are easy to make at home, and with this mint julep drink recipe, you’ll learn how to make it low in calories as well.

The trick to making this mint julep cocktail low in calories, is the kind of simple syrup mint julep calls for. We’ve been able to cut the calories in this mint julep with simple syrup swap…

Now you can make mint julep cocktails low in calories, without compromising the potency, or the flavor of your favorite classic mint julep recipe…

Easy Mint Julep Recipe

In this article, you’ll learn how to make mint julep recipes low calories, and delicious. Just as strong as a classic mint julep recipe, so you’ll want to drink the mint juleps in moderation

Mint juleps recipe isn’t just for the Kentucky Derby… Though it is fun to make an easy mint julep recipe on Kentucky Derby Day. But, the mint julep cocktail is actually wonderful for a homemade happy hour, or a cocktail party.

Easy Mint Julep Recipe

In this article, you’ll learn what’s in a mint julep, and how to make a mint julep low in calories. Below, you’ll find everything you’ll need to make this mint julep recipe classic cocktail in just two minutes at home.

What You’ll Find in this Article:

  • Mint Julep Ingredients (shopping list!)
  • How to Make a Mint Julep
  • Easy Mint Julep Recipe (recipe card!)
  • Nutrition and Calories in Mint Juleps

In the next section, you’ll learn what is a mint julep made of, and what ingredients in a mint julep can be substituted to lower calories.

Bourbon drinks with mint can be made very low calories, thanks to one ingredient swap… You’ll learn how to make mint julep with simple syrup that’s 0 calories, and all natural below.

Up Next, you’ll find the ingredients for a mint julep in a shopping list form…

Mint Julep Ingredients

Mint julep ingredients are quite simple, so you’ll want to get fresh mint, and a good middle shelf bourbon. Because you only use a few ingredients for a mint julep, you’ll want to make sure you get the best you can afford.

Below, you’ll learn what is in a mint julep, and how do you make a mint julep low in calories…

Easy Mint Julep Recipe

You can take a screenshot of this mint julep shopping list, and have it available the next time you go shopping.

Mint Julep Shopping List:

Our secret ingredient to make a low-calorie recipe for mint julep drink, is the 0 calorie simple syrup. Make this minted julep drink low in calories, without compromising potency or flavor.

Special Tip: You can find all of the measurements for this is a mint julep recipe in the card below. There, you can choose how many mint juleps you want to make, and the recipe card will do all of the math for you.

Up next, you’ll find directions to make a mint julep best recipe…

How to Make a Mint Julep

In this section, you’ll learn how to make a mint julep that’s low in calories, and just as strong as a classic mint julep recipe.

This easy mint julep recipe can be made in just two minutes, and all you need is a muddler. If you don’t happen to have a muddler, simply use a long spoon to squish the mint leaves at the bottom of the glass.

Easy Mint Julep Recipe

It’s easy to make a classic mint julep recipe. Below you will find a how to guide, so you can make a low-calorie mint julep recipe quickly and easily.

How to Make Mint Julep Recipes:

  1. In a Julep cup or tall glass, lightly muddle the mint leaves in the simple syrup.
  2. Add the bourbon then pack the glass tightly with crushed ice.
  3. Stir until the bourbon and ice together until the glass is frosted on the outside.
  4. Top with more crushed ice to form an ice dome, and garnish with a mint sprig and a few drops of (optional) bitters.

Bourbon drinks with mint are crisp and delicious. This mint julep drink recipe will be quite the crowd pleaser! But as a reminder, the mint juleps recipe is very strong. And you should stick to just one mint julep cocktail otherwise you may get a bit too tipsy.

Special Tip: In the recipe card below, you can find all of the mint julep ingredients and links, how to make a mint julep guide, nutrition and calories in mint julep cocktails, and more.

Up next, you’ll find a shareable recipe card that you can pin to your Pinterest boards, an email to your foodie friends…

Easy Mint Julep Recipe

This low calorie, easy to make bourbon whiskey recipe will quickly become one of your favorite homemade happy hour drinks.

You can make these mint juleps for the Kentucky Derby, or just for a relaxing afternoon or evening cocktail. And at only 140 calories, it won’t ruin your diet!

In the next section you will find a nutrition label, and further down you’ll find more low calorie cocktail recipes.

Easy Mint Julep Recipe

Easy Mint Julep Recipe (LOW CALORIE)

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This low calorie easy mint julep recipe is just 140 calories thanks to the secret ingredient… all natural zero calorie simple syrup.
Learn how to make a mint julep low in calories without sacrificing flavor or potency with this easy to make recipe.
5 from 7 votes
Prep Time 2 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Total Time 2 mins
Course cocktails, Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 1 drink
Calories 140 kcal

Equipment

  • muddler

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • In a Julep cup or tall glass, lightly muddle the mint leaves in the simple syrup.
  • Add the bourbon then pack the glass tightly with crushed ice.
  • Stir until the bourbon and ice together until the glass is frosted on the outside.
  • Top with more crushed ice to form an ice dome, and garnish with a mint sprig and a few drops of (optional) bitters.

Notes

Nutrition

Serving: 1drinkCalories: 140kcalCarbohydrates: 0gProtein: 0gFat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 0mgPotassium: 0mgFiber: 0gSugar: 0gCalcium: 0mgIron: 0mg
Keyword cocktails, drinks
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Up next… calories in mint julep cocktails.

Nutrition and Calories in Mint Juleps

Not all mint julep drinks are made the same way. This low calorie cocktail recipe is low in calories thanks to our secret ingredient.

If you’re looking for a low calorie cocktail, be sure to see above. And if you’re looking for more ideas for low-calorie cocktails, see below… There are lots more to choose from in the following section.

Easy Mint Julep Recipe

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