You are here: Home » Recipes » Mint Simple Syrup Mint Simple Syrup Recipe by Relish Yield An incredibly simple recipe for making multipurpose mint simple syrup. PrintEmail Ingredients 1 1/2 cups packed fresh mint leaves1 cup sugar1 cup water Instructions In a small saucepan combine sugar, mint leaves and water and bring to a boil. Stir until sugar is dissolved. Allow to simmer 2 minutes or until the consistency is syrupy. Remove from heat. Let mint leaves continue to steep until syrup reaches room temperature. Using a sieve, separate syrup from mint leaves.