Honey Simple Syrup

Honey Simple Syrup

You will find many uses for Honey Simple Syrup in your kitchen. Drizzle it on top of vanilla ice cream or fruit sorbet, stir into hot green tea, or use it to sweeten iced tea.

This recipe goes with Honey-Mint Spritzer

Southern Living JULY 2008

  • Yield: Makes about 2 cups (serving size: 2 1/2 tbsp.)
  • Cook time:5 Minutes
  • Prep time:5 Minutes
  • Stand:30 Minutes
  • Chill:4 Hours


  • 1 cup loosely packed fresh mint leaves
  • 1 cup honey


1. Stir together mint, honey, and 1 cup water in a small saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally, and boil 1 minute or until honey is dissolved. Remove from heat, and let stand 30 minutes. Pour through a wire-mesh strainer into a cruet or airtight container, discarding mint leaves. Cover and chill 4 hours. Store in refrigerator up to 2 weeks.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 80
  • Calories from fat: 0.0%
  • Fat: 0.0g
  • Saturated fat: 0.0g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 0.2g
  • Carbohydrate: 21.8g
  • Fiber: 0.2g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.2mg
  • Sodium: 2mg
  • Calcium: 7mg

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