Mint Syrup

This mint syrup recipe makes enough for 44 mint juleps. Store any leftover syrup in the refrigerator, and use to sweeten iced tea.


This recipe goes with Mint Julep

Yield: 2 3/4 cups
Recipe from Southern Living

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  • 1 1/2 cups coarsely chopped fresh mint
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups water


  1. 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.
  2. Remove from heat; cover and let cool. Remove and discard cheesecloth bag.
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