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Minty Citrus Drink Syrup

No recipe image available.Use this mint and citrus-infused sugar syrup to sweeten a variety of beverages.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup water
1 handful mint leaves, washed
1 (12-ounce) container frozen concentrated orange juice
1 (6-ounce) frozen concentrated lemonade juice

Lemon lime soda or ginger ale for accompaniment (optional)

Cooking Directions:

  1. In a large saucepan bring sugar, water, and mint to a boil; simmer five minutes uncovered. Remove from heat.
  2. Remove mint leaves. Stir in frozen juices.
  3. Store syrup in covered container in refrigerator.
  4. To serve: Pour 2 to 3 tablespoons syrup into a glass of crushed ice. Fill glass with lemon-lime soda or ginger ale, stir and enjoy.

Makes 12 servings.