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Mint Syrup for Ice Tea Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Mike Baker
Added: Monday, March 23, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 1/2 cups water
2 cups sugar
2 lrg. oranges
6 medium lemons
1/2 cup chopped fresh mint

Directions:
Directions:
Combine water and sugar in a heavy 2 quart pan.Stir over medium heat. Bring to a boil and let boil for 10 minutes. Squeeze oranges and lemon in heavy sauce pan and add the peelings of both oranges and lemons.Stir in mint. Add hot syrup, blend all ingredients. Cover pan tightly. Let stand 2 hours. Strain and let cool. When cool add to ice tea as desired.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Mother always grew mint in our backyard. I loved this stuff and just found the recipe. Hope I can grow mint !

 

 

 

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