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Mint Simple Syrup Two Ways

mint simple syrup

This easy homemade mint simple syrup makes for two deliciously refreshing drinks!

Ingredients

For the Mint Simple Syrup:

For a Mint Iced Coffee:

For a Texas Iced Tea:

Instructions

For the Mint Simple Syrup:

  1. Add the water, sugar, and mint to a small saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring to a boil, then whisk to combine and reduce heat to medium. Let cook for 3 minutes until sugar is fully dissolved.
  2. Remove from heat and let cool.
  3. Strain the mint leaves out of the mixture then store in the refrigerator and cool.

For Mint Iced Coffee:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a large glass filled with crushed ice and stir until fully combined.

For Texas Iced Tea:

  1. Add the iced tea, rum, lime juice, and simple syrup to a shaker and shake to fully incorporate the simple syrup.
  2. Pour over crushed ice and top with sparkling water, then stir, garnish with lime and mint leaves, and serve!