Honey Mint Julep

Serves 1. Recipe is from the National Honey Board.

2 tbls. boiling water

8 mint leaves, plus more for garnish

11/2 tbls. honey

2 ozs. bourbon

Crushed ice

1. Pour boiling water from a kettle or pot into a small bowl. Add mint leaves and stir until wilted. Add honey and stir until dissolved. Let mixture stand until cool. Strain and discard mint.

2. Combine bourbon with the honey mint syrup.

3. Pour bourbon mixture over crushed ice in a frosted tumbler or tall glass. Garnish with mint sprigs.