Citronella Plant Simple Syrup
This recipe for Citronella Plant Simple Syrup uses leaves from the Citronella Geranium (or Mosquito Plant), and infuses them into a sweet, fragrant syrup that's perfect for sweetening herbal tea, lemonade, and cocktails!
Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
citronella geranium (mosquito plant) leaves
(Do not use citronella grass in this recipe)
mint leaves (optional)
Rinse the leaves by dipping them in a bowl of cool water.
Add the leaves, sugar, and water to a small pot. Bring to a boil, and then lower heat to medium. Simmer 5 minutes.
Strain leaves out of the syrup. Store syrup in a glass jar or other container. Store in the fridge for up to a month.
About 1 cup syrup. Serving size estimates 1 teaspoon per serving.