Mint Simple Syrup
Wonderful with iced tea, lemonade or mojitos. Recipe by Chef Linda Marcinko, culinary academic director at The International Culinary School at The Art Institute of St. Louis.
2 cups granulated sugar
2 cups water
1 large bunch mint, roughly chopped
- Combine the sugar and water in a medium-sized sauce pan. Stir to moisten the sugar. Add in the mint leaves.
- Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes. Turn off the heat and let the syrup sit until it is cool. Strain the syrup to remove the mint.
- Store in the refrigerator until ready to use.
Makes 2 cups.
Recipe provided by The Art Institute of St. Louis via Brandpoint Content; Copyright 1996-2014.