mint simple syrup in a bottle

Mint Simple Syrup

This easy Mint Simple Syrup uses fresh mint from the garden to create an herbal sweet syrup.  It's perfect for sweetening tea, lemonade, and cocktails!
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 48 people
Calories 16kcal
Author Champagne Tastes


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup loosely packed fresh mint, rinsed
  • 1 cup water


  • Add sugar, mint, and water to a small pot.  Bring to a boil, and then remove from heat.
  • Leave the mint leaves in the syrup as it cools for about 15 minutes.  Strain out the leaves, and bottle the syrup.
  • Store mint simple syrup in a glass jar (or airtight container) in the fridge.  Use within a year.



Calories: 16kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Sugar: 4g