Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 6 minutes
Ingredients (3 servings):
1 cup of 20 cl mint leaves with stems removed
2 l of water
2 kg of caster sugar
Preparation of the recipe:
Wash the leaves, drain them and put them in a container of a capacity about 3 or 4 l.
Bring the water to a boil and pour over the leaves. Add the sugar, mix well.
Let macerate 1 to 2 days. Stir occasionally so that the sugar dissolves but also to prevent it from remaining at the bottom.
Then, pass this syrup through a sieve or through a muslin. Bring to a boil. Fill the preheated bottles to the brim. Stop butcher immediately and store in a cool, dark place.
Consume before the next season.
Thermomix or cookin version (which I made)
a bowl (at breakfast) of mint leaves
1 kg of sugar
1l of water
STEPS (with thermomix)
Boil a liter of water, and soak your mint leaves for 24 hours
After 24 hours, filter the leaves, and put the juice in the bowl of the thermomix
Add a kilo of sugar
Programmer 45 minutes 80 ° c Vit 2
Once this time has elapsed, program 15 min 100 ° C vit 2
Put this syrup in a bottle
If you want to color it, use coloran t liquid, 13 drops of yellow + 13 drops of blue for 1l of syrup
With this recipe you get 2 l of mint syrup !!