- 1 cup sugar
- 1 cup water
- 1 cup loosely packed fresh mint leaves
- Bring 1 cup water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Reduce heat to simmer add sugar and mint, and simmer 2 minutes longer or until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat, and cool completely (about 30 min.). Pour through a wire mesh strainer into a glass jar. Throw away mint. Cover the jar with lid, and store in refrigerator up to 2 weeks.