Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

This syrup is a wonderful sweetener for summertime iced teas. Can be used in hot teas as well. It calls for a lot of sugar, but once prepared, you can use as much or as little as you like. From The amount of servings is a guess.


  1. In small saucepan, combine sugar and water.
  2. Over medium-low heat, bring to a boil, stirring occasionally.
  3. While syrup is heating, rinse mint leaves under water to eliminate dirt.
  4. Once sugar has dissolved, remove from heat and add mint leaves, making sure they are submerged.
  5. Cool 1 hour.
  6. Strain.
  7. Store in an airtight container and refrigerate; will keep for 3-4 weeks.


Most Helpful

This syrup turned out beautifully! I used some of it to make a mint chocolate chip ice cream, and the rest I'm keeping for tea and other drinks. It sounds weird, but my favorite drink I picked up while living in France-- mint syrup in milk. It is absolutely delicious. Anyway, thanks for the recipe!

855487 August 16, 2008

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