Mint-Cinnamon Simple Syrup Recipe

Mint-Cinnamon Simple Syrup Recipe
Staff Writer

Photo Sasabune Omakase Modified: Flickr/erin/CC 4.0

A delicious component of our Thin Mint Martini, this mint-cinnamon simple syrup would also be a great addition to an orange-infused iced tea or a ginger-spiced version of a mint julep.

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20
Servings
53
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 ounce mint leaves
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 cup sugar

Directions

Bring ingredients to a boil over medium/high heat. Stir until sugar is dissolved. Reduce heat to low and simmer twenty minutes. Chill.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
3g
4%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Carbohydrate, by difference
8g
6%
Protein
1g
2%
Vitamin A, RAE
13µg
2%
Calcium, Ca
8mg
1%
Fiber, total dietary
2g
8%
Folate, total
9µg
2%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
3mg
1%
Phosphorus, P
12mg
2%
Selenium, Se
1µg
2%
Sodium, Na
13mg
1%
Water
9g
0%

Mint Shopping Tip

Keep both fresh herbs and dried herbs on hand. Dry herbs will last a long time, while fresh herbs have a short shelf-life.

Mint Cooking Tip

If you want the flavor of herbs in your food without the actual pieces, wrap them in cheese cloth and cook; discard before eating.