Mint Julep Fruit Salad
"Run for the roses" with an easy and festive Mint Julep Fruit Salad that's perfect for Derby Day!
Whether you're hosting a Kentucky Derby party, a bridal shower, or any other spring gathering, your guests are going to love the fresh lime-and-mint-infused simple syrup that dresses this sweet bowl of goodness (and yes…you can spike it with a dash of bourbon)!
2 teaspoons fresh lime zest
1 cup loosely packed fresh mint leaves
1 cup water
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
1-2 teaspoons bourbon ( optional )
4 cups halved green grapes
4 kiwi fruit ( peeled and sliced )
24 maraschino cherries
Prepare the Dressing:
- In a saucepan over medium-high heat, stir together sugar, lime zest, mint leaves, and water. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Boil for one minute,...
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