These mint julep cupcakes are perfect for a Derby party

They taste like Mint Juleps and Oaks Lilies, but sweeter!

The Bakery at Sullivan University in Louisville, Kentucky is serving up some Derby cupcakes. These sweet treats include Mint Julep and Oaks Lily cupcakes. The concept was created by Chef Amanda Redemann.

Try making these at home for your own Derby party:

Mint Julep Cupcakes

  • Soak chocolate cupcakes in bourbon
  • Top with mint-flavored chocolate icing
  • Garnish with sugared mint leaves

Oaks Lily Cupcakes

  • Soak cranberries in vodka
  • Add vodka-soaked cranberries to lemon cake batter and lemon icing
  • Garnish with lemon zest