Project Description

Fresh mint leaves are steeped with sugar and water to create a minty fresh sweet syrup to add a refreshing lift to cocktails, mocktails, pastry glazes, and frozen desserts. Store in the refrigerator for up to 1 month.

Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 6 mins
Additional: 30 mins
Total: 41 mins
Servings: 8
Yield: 1 cup



  • Combine water, sugar, and mint leaves in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, stirring until sugar dissolves. Simmer for 1 minute. Remove from heat and let syrup steep, about 30 minutes.

  • Pour syrup into a sterilized glass jar through a mesh strainer to remove mint leaves; let cool.