Mint Julep Ice Cream with Warm Bourbon Sauce
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.
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.