Mint Syrup Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time15 Min
Ready In30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexJust EnjoyServings6
CuisineCourse
MethodVegetarian
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Chopped mint2 Tablespoon
 Sugar1⁄4 Kilogram
 Water2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Green food color1 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 165 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.05 g0.07%

Saturated Fat 0.01 g0.06%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1.6 mg0.1%

Total Carbohydrates 42 g14.1%

Dietary Fiber 0.4 g1.6%

Sugars 41.6 g

Protein 0.19 g0.37%

Vitamin A 4.2% Vitamin C 2.6%

Calcium 1.3% Iron 1.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

1. In a thick-bottomed pan put in the sugar and mint and mix well, crushing the mint to get the flavour.
2. Add water and stir vigorously to dissolve the sugar.
3. Set pan to boil and simmer for 12-15 minutes.
4. Now boil briskly for 3-5 minutes. Remove from fire. Cool and strain, then squeeze the mint leaves to extract maximum flavour.
5. Boil once again for 1-2 minutes. Add the colour, mix, and pour the hot syrup into sterilised bottles.
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