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Grilled Peach Mint Julep

Traeger Kitchen


Grilled Peach Mint Julep

Prep Time

6

Hours

Cook Time

45

Minutes

Serves

4 - 6

People

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What's this?

Peaches & bourbon = a match made in heaven. Muddled mint is topped with whiskey and grilled peaches for a smokin' cocktail you won't be able to put down.

Ingredients

  • 1 Peaches, fresh

  • 2 Ounce bourbon

  • 1 Cup sugar

  • 1 Cup water

  • 2 Tablespoon Peppercorns, pink

  • 10 Pieces fresh mint leaves

  • As Needed ice

  • 1 lime wedge, for garnish

Steps

  • 1

    To make the whiskey peaches, cut a peach into slices. Soak peach slices in bourbon in the refrigerator for 4-6 hrs.
  • 2

    For the Pink Peppercorn Simple Syrup: In a shallow pan, combine 1 cup sugar, 1 cup water, and 2 Tbsp of pink peppercorns.
  • 3

    When ready to cook, set grill temperature to 180℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes. For optimal flavor, use Super Smoke if available.
  • 4

    Cook syrup down on the smoke setting for 30 minutes, or until desired smoke flavor has been reached.
  • 5

    For the Grilled Whiskey Peaches: When ready to cook, increase the grill temperature to 350℉ and preheat. Place the whiskey peach slices directly on the grill grate and cook 10-12 minutes or until peaches soften and get grill marks.
  • 6

    To make the Julep: Muddle 1/2 oz Pink Peppercorn Simple Syrup with 10 fresh mint leaves, and 4 slices of grilled whiskey peaches. Add crushed ice over the rim of the glass. Pour bourbon over the crushed ice and stir. Garnish with 1 large sprig of mint and fresh lime. Enjoy!