Mint Simple Syrup


This mint simple syrup is made with fresh mint leaves, sugar, and water to create a minty fresh sweet syrup to add a refreshing lift to cocktails, mocktails, pastry glazes, and frozen desserts. Store in the refrigerator for up to 1 month.

close up view of Mint Simple Syrup in a glass on a plate
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Additional Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
1 cup


  • 1 cup water

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 1 cup fresh mint leaves


  1. Combine water, sugar, and mint leaves in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring until sugar dissolves. Simmer for 1 minute; remove from heat and let syrup steep, about 30 minutes.

  2. Pour syrup into a sterilized glass jar through a mesh strainer to remove mint leaves; let cool.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

98 Calories
25g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 98
% Daily Value *
Sodium 1mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 25g 9%
Total Sugars 25g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 2mg 10%
Calcium 7mg 1%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 7mg 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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