Elevate your beverages with a burst of freshness – create homemade mint syrup in just 15 minutes for a delightful and quick flavor enhancement.
Do you find yourself with an abundance of mint flourishing in your garden and the desire to make the most of it for your well-being as well as your enjoyment? Look no further, we have just the right recipe that will allow you to craft a fantastic, refreshing syrup.
– 250 fresh mint leaves (equivalent to about 15 stems).
– 500 g sugar.
– 50 cl water.
– Optional food coloring (for green syrup).
– 2 g stevia (as a sugar alternative).
– Begin by removing the stems from mint leaves
– Rinse the leaves under cold water
– Combine the leaves with water and sugar in a saucepan
– Bring the mixture to a boil over medium heat
– Let the mixture simmer for 10 minutes on low heat
– When the mixture becomes creamy and syrupy, turn off the heat
– Allow the mixture some time to cool down, then add food coloring
– Once cooled, strain the mixture through a sieve into a bottle
– Now, you know how to make your own min syrup
– Store it and enjoy it whenever you desire
– The syrup can be stored for up to 21 days
– If you use stevia instead of sugar, store it for about a week only
– You can calculate the stevia quantity by dividing the sugar mass by the number of leaves
– In this case, it was 500 grams of sugar divided by 250 mint leaves, the result is 2g of stevia
– You can personalize the recipe however you want with other ingredients
– This straightforward recipe is both budget-friendly and uncomplicated