Mint Simple Syrup for a Simply Refreshing Flavor

August 27, 2021
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Mint Simple Syrup

This minty concoction is perfect for cocktails or as a dessert glaze.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Total Time 41 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 98 kcal


  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup fresh mint leaves


  1. Combine all three ingredients in a small saucepan. Get thing boiling, and keep stirring until the sugar dissolves. Let the pan simmer for 1 minute, then take the pan off the heat and let the syrup steep for about 30 minutes.

  2. Pour the syrup through a mesh strainer into a clean glass jar to remove the mint leaves. Let it cool entirely before using.


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