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Mint Julep Ice Cream with Warm Bourbon Sauce

Mint Julep Ice Cream with Warm Bourbon Sauce

Biscuits & Burlap
Whether you're throwing a Kentucky Derby party or just looking for a sweet treat, mint julep ice cream is the refreshing dessert you've been looking. The gooey, buttery bourbon sauce makes it irresistible.
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 2 hrs 20 mins
Total Time 2 hrs 50 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 10 1/2 cup servings

Ingredients
  

Mint Julep Ice Cream

Warm Bourbon Sauce

Instructions
 

Mint Julep Ice Cream

  • Over medium-low heat, bring milk just to a boil. Remove from heat.
  • Stir mint leaves into milk and let steep 30 minutes. 
  • Strain mint leaves from milk.
  • Put milk back on medium-low heat and heat while you add sugar and salt. Stir until sugar is dissolved an remove from heat. 
  • Stir in heavy cream and bourbon.
  • Cover and refrigerate 2 hours or overnight.
  • Turn on ice cream maker and add mixture to the frozen freezer bowl. Let mix 20 minutes, or until thickened. Ice cream will be soft-serve consistency at this time. For firmer ice cream, put in an airtight container and freeze 2 hours. 

Warm Bourbon Sauce

  • Melt butter over medium-low heat.
  • Whisk in remaining ingredients. Simmer until thickened (about 3 minutes), whisking often. 
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