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Recipe Name: Mint Syrup Submitted by: Administrator
Source: Source Description:
Ethnicity: Last Modified: 2/23/2014
Base: Beverages Comments:
Preparation Time:
Number of Servings: 1

8 Cup(s) Mint leaves, fresh chopped
2 1/2 Cup(s) Boiling water
8 Cup(s) Sugar
3 Cup(s) Water
Green food colouring
3 Tablespoon(s) Mint essential oil
or mint extract
Place chopped mint leaves in a crock or deep bowl; add boiling water.
Place a flat dish over the leaves and weight it down. Allow to stand
overnight. Bring sugar and 3 cups water to a boil and cook 10 to 15
minutes. Meanwhile, squeeze the juice from the mint leaves; add mint
juice to the syrup, bring to a boil, cook 5 minutes and remove from
heat. Discard leaves. Add green food color to make the syrup a bright
green. Add the mint oil and stir. Pour into sterile bottles.
Refrigerate. Syrup is ready to use. Dilute with cold water or
sparkling water. SOURCE: Sabbath chapter in _From My Grandmother's
Kitchen: a Sephardic Cookbook_ by Viviane Bichech Miner From Gemini's
MASSIVE MealMaster collection at

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