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You may have heard only of the mint variety, but this Tea Julep is unlike any of the versions around today. Really very good.
1 quart of prepared tea mint
2 oranges, sliced
half a peeled and sliced cucumber
juice of 2 lemons, strained
sugar, to taste
1 pint of ginger ale
Steps: Into pitcher or large bowl, pour 1 quart of prepared tea. When cold, add a bunch of fresh mint, 2 sliced oranges, half a peeled and sliced cucumber, strained juice of 2 lemons and sugar to taste. Chill for 2 hours. Before serving, remove mint and cucumber and add 1 pint of chilled ginger ale. Add a few sliced strawberries and some mint.