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Mint Syrup Recipe

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Contributor:  
Victoria Lucas

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 bunch fresh mint, ends trimmed
2 cups sugar
1 cup water

Directions:
Directions:
Place all of the ingredients in a small saucepan, stir to combine, and bring to a simmer over medium-high heat. Reduce the heat to medium low and simmer, stirring occasionally, until the sugar has completely dissolved and the syrup has slightly thickened, about 5 minutes. Remove from the heat and let cool to room temperature, about 1 hour. Strain through a fine-mesh strainer; discard the solids. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use.

 

 

 

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