This Mint-Infused Simple Syrup recipe can be used in many different drinks - ice tea and lemonade for example.

Patrick Emerson
Recipe by Southern Living

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Recipe Summary

prep:
5 mins
cook:
5 mins
cool:
30 mins
total:
40 mins
Yield:
Makes about 1 cup
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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.

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