Mint-Cinnamon Simple Syrup Recipe

Mint-Cinnamon Simple Syrup Recipe
Staff Writer
The essential cold summer soup from Spain, gazpacho is made with fresh tomatoes, peppers, and country bread soaked in olive oil.

Photo Sasabune Omakase Modified: Flickr/erin/CC 4.0

 Gazpacho is a Spanish classic, best made when juicy tomatoes are in season.

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.

Read more about Drinks That Taste Just Like Girl Scout Cookies.

 

 

20
Servings
61
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%
Carbohydrate, by difference
8g
6%
Protein
1g
2%
Vitamin A, RAE
13µg
2%
Calcium, Ca
8mg
1%
Choline, total
1mg
0%
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
12mg
1%
Water
8g
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.