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Moroccan Spiced Mint Julep Wine Cocktail Recipe

Moroccan Spiced Mint Julep Wine Cocktail Recipe

Moroccan Spiced Mint Julep

Makes 1

Ingredients

Moroccan Spiced Simple Syrup

1 cup white sugar

1 cup water

1 piece cinnamon stick

3 whole cloves

1/2 cup crystallized ginger

Moroccan Mint Iced Tea

4 Mint Tea Bags

500ml water

Ice

Moroccan Spiced Mint Tea Julep

120 ml mint iced tea

60 ml Klipdrift 10yr Old

60 ml Leopard’s Leap Classic Chenin Blanc

30 ml Moroccan Spiced Simple Syrup

3 - 5 leaves fresh mint (additional for garnish, if desired)

Ice

Method

Moroccan Spiced Simple Syrup

In a small saucepan, combine all simple syrup ingredients and bring to a simmer on low heat. Continue to simmer for about 10 minutes. Remove from heat. Let syrup cool. Pour syrup through a fine mesh strainer and into an airtight container; discard solids. Syrup can be refrigerated for up to 1 month. Makes about 300 ml simple syrup.

Mint Iced Tea

Bring 500 ml water to a boil in a small pan. Remove from heat and steep tea bags for 8 minutes. Fill a 1 litre jug with ice. Pour hot tea over ice and chill until ready to use in refrigerator.

Moroccan Spiced Mint Tea Julep

Place mint leaves in the bottom of an 240 ml glass. Using a muddler or the end of a wooden spoon press the mint leaves into the bottom of the glass. Add simple syrup, brandy, wine, and tea. Top with ice and optional mint garnish.

 

 

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