Mint-Infused Simple Syrup

Southern Living
This Mint-Infused Simple Syrup recipe can be used in many different drinks - ice tea and lemonade for example.
Makes about 1 cup


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1 cup sugar
1 cup loosely packed fresh mint leaves


Prep: 5 Minutes
Cook: 5 Minutes
Cool: 30 Minutes

Bring 1 cup water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Reduce heat to low; add sugar and mint, and simmer 2 minutes or until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat, and cool completely (about 30 min.). Pour mixture through a fine wire-mesh strainer into an airtight container, discarding mint. Cover with lid, and store in refrigerator up to 2 weeks.

Created date

July 2008