Minted Simple Syrup
Use this refreshing, mint-infused sugar syrup to sweeten a variety of beverages.
Ingredients:1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup water
2 tablespoons light corn syrup
1 1/2 cups packed fresh mint leaves, chopped
- In a saucepan bring sugar, water, corn syrup and mint to a boil, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Simmer syrup, undisturbed, 2 minutes. Pour syrup through a fine sieve, pressing on solids. Cool at room temperature.
- Syrup keeps, covered, in the refrigerator for weeks.
Makes about 1 1/2 cups.