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Moroccan Spiced Mint Tea Juleps Cocktail Recipe

Moroccan Spiced Mint Tea Juleps Cocktail Recipe

  • Author: Brandie Valenzuela


This Moroccan Spiced Mint Tea Julep cocktail recipe post is sponsored by Cost Plus World Market. It features a sweet and spicy simple syrup, Moroccan mint iced tea, and bourbon.



Moroccan Spiced Simple Syrup

  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 pieces cinnamon stick (broken into)
  • 3 cloves whole
  • 1/2 cup crystallized ginger chips

Moroccan Mint Iced Tea

  • 4 Moroccan Mint Tea Bags
  • 16 ounces water
  • Ice

Moroccan Spiced Mint Tea Juleps Cocktail (makes 1)

  • 4 parts iced mint tea
  • 2 parts bourbon
  • 1 part Moroccan Spiced Simple Syrup
  • 35 leaves fresh mint (additional for garnish, if desired)
  • Ice


Prepare Moroccan Spiced Simple Syrup

  1. In a small saucepan, combine all simple syrup ingredients and bring to a simmer on low heat. Continue to simmer for about 10 minutes. Remove from heat. Let syrup cool. Pour syrup through a fine mesh strainer and into an airtight container; discard solids. Syrup can be refrigerated for up to 1 month. Makes about 10 ounces of simple syrup.

Prepare Moroccan Mint Iced Tea

  1. Bring 16 ounces water to a boiling in a small pan on your stove top. Remove from heat and steep tea bags for 8 minutes. Fill a 32 ounce pitcher with ice. Pour hot tea over ice and chill until ready to use in refrigerator.

Moroccan Spiced Mint Tea Juleps Cocktail (makes 1)

  1. Place mint leaves in the bottom of an 8 ounce glass. Using a muddler or the end of a wooden spoon press the mint leaves into the bottom of the glass. Add simple syrup, bourbon, and tea. Top with ice and optional mint garnish.


Note: For the Moroccan Tea Glasses I used in this post, I used exactly 4 ounces of mint tea, 2 ounces of bourbon, and 1 ounce of simple syrup, followed by ice.

  • Category: Cocktails
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: bourbon, cinnamon, ginger chips, simple syrup, world market,

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