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Peppermint Syrup

Peppermint Syrup

Peppermint is the strongest of the mint family. It has more menthol than the rest which gives us a beautifully refreshing flavour with some cooling effects. Peppermint can be used in cocktails to add a unique freshness to fruity drinks. Are you craving a mojito, but don't have any fresh mint? Although this won't be exactly the same, you can use this recipe using dried peppermint herbal tea to make a mojito variation. Peppermint pairs very well with chocolate and dairy cocktails as well. Want to spice up that coffee or hot chocolate of yours? Try adding a bit of peppermint syrup for a refreshing take on hot beverages. 




  • Water (1 cup) 
  • Sugar (1 cup)
  • 100% peppermint (2 tea bags)


  • Using a saucepan, add water and bring heat up to medium-high.
  • Heat up the water to a boil. 
  • Add the peppermint tea bags.
  • Add the sugar.
  • Stir until the sugar has dissolved.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Let tea bags steep for 10 minutes.
  • Remove tea bags from the liquid. 
  • Let the liquid chill at room temperature. 
  • Bottle, seal and refrigerate.
  • Keep refrigerated. Keeps for 7 days.

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