Adaptive Cuisine 3.0: Mint Syrup

Add this quick and easy syrup to coffee, hot or cold, or a lemonade to give it a fresh twist! Adds more flavor than only mint leaves.

Mint Syrup

2 cups sugar
1 cup water
1 cup fresh mint leaves

Heat altogether in a saucepan until the syrup is thick and smooth. Store in an airtight bottle in a cool, dry place.

Mint Lemon Mojito

mint syrup, 20 ml
club soda or chilled water
2-4 mint leaves
lemon wedge

chilled tall glass

1 Squeeze lemon juice into an ice-tray and freeze. Put a tall glass in the fridge for a couple of hours.
2 Sprinkle sugar onto a tray. Take the glass out of the fridge and dip the rim in sugar.
3 Add mint syrup to the glass and fill it with water. Add one cube of lemon juice.
4 Stir well and add a couple of mint leaves. Serve with a wedge of lemon.



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