2 3/4 cups
1 1/2 cups coarsely chopped fresh mint
2 cups sugar
2 cups water
Tie mint in a cheesecloth bag, and place in a saucepan. Add sugar and 2 cups water; bring mixture to a boil. Cook, stirring constantly, until sugar dissolves.
Remove from heat; cover and let cool. Remove and discard cheesecloth bag.