Mint Simple Syrup

Photo: Ralph Anderson; Styling: Rose Nguyen

Stir two to three tablespoons of this tasty syrup into Very Refreshing Iced Tea or Lemonade.

Yield: Makes about 1 1/2 cups
Recipe from Southern Living

More From Southern Living

Recipe Time

Cook Time:
Prep Time:
Stand: 30 Minutes
Chill: 4 Hours


Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar*
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup loosely packed fresh mint leaves
  • Garnish: fresh mint leaves

Preparation

  1. 1. Stir together first 3 ingredients in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally, and boil 1 minute or until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat, and let stand 30 minutes. Pour liquid through a wire-mesh strainer into a cruet or airtight container, discarding mint leaves. Cover and chill 4 hours. Garnish, if desired. Syrup may be stored in refrigerator up to 1 month.
  2. *3/4 cup sugar/no-calorie sweetener may be substituted. For testing purposes only, we used Splenda Sugar Blend for Baking.
My Notes

Only you will be able to view, print, and edit this note.

Add Note

Mint Simple Syrup Recipe at a Glance
advertisement

More Recipes Like This

  1. Enter at least one ingredient

Find out what we've got cooking...

Weekly Specials
Get our Free Weekly Specials Newsletter filled with our favorite recipes, seasonal menus, and special features.
We Respect Your Privacy. Privacy Policy