Mint syrup

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    45 min

    Gardeners often complain that the mint is growing out of control. One way of dealing with it is making your own mint syrup for cocktails and non alcoholic drinks.


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    Ingredients
    Makes: 1 small bottle

    • 1L water
    • 100g fresh mint leaves, washed
    • 250g caster sugar

    Method
    Prep:5min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Extra time:30min  ›  Ready in:45min 

    1. Bring water to the boil in a saucepan, then remove from the hob. Add mint leaves and leave to infuse for 30 minutes.
    2. Strain into a bowl then return liquid to saucepan. Add sugar and bring to the boil, then simmer till syrupy, about 5 minutes. Let cool, then pour into sterilised bottle and close. Refrigerate and se within 1 week to 10 days.

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