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Mint-Infused Simple Syrup


Makes 2 servings


This easy syrup is a delicious addition to your coffee cup for a minty-flavored morning drink.


1 cup water

1 cup sugar

1 cup fresh mint leaves to taste (about a handful)

2 tsp vanilla extract



1.Combine water, sugar, mint, and vanilla in a small saucepan over medium heat.

2.Stir continuously until sugar dissolves and the syrup comes to a boil.

3.Continue stirring for another two minutes, then remove from heat. You can either strain out the leaves or leave them to continue infusing the syrup.

4.Let cool completely (refrigerate), then pour about 2 tablespoons per 8 ounces of (double-brewed) iced coffee (to taste).

5.Garnish with an extra sprig!


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