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Mint Simple Syrup

How to Make Mint Simple Syrup




In a small saucepan over medium-high heat, bring 1/2 cup sugar and 1 cup water to a boil. Add 1/2 cup fresh mint leaves. Reduce heat to maintain a simmer and cook until slightly thickened, about 10 minutes. Transfer syrup to a small metal bowl and let sit until cool, about 10 minutes. Use warm, let cool to room temperature, or store, covered and chilled, up to six months.

Note: Mint simple syrup is a great addition to a Mint Julep Cocktail, or use it to make Cucumber Mint Soda.

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