Enjoying the Simple Pleasures of Life, While Living in a Complicated World

Recipe~Mint & Lemon Verbena Simple Syrup


Summer is ‘iced tea season’ when ice cold, freshly made tea is most refreshing and wonderful to drink, when the weather turns hot & humid.

Creating flavored simple syrups adds a new dimension of flavor to iced tea and other summer beverages. Enjoy!


Photography~Mariann Hayes

~Mint & Lemon Verbena Simple Syrup~

In a small saucepan, over low heat:
1 cup sugar
1 cup water

Cook until sugar dissolves and becomes clear. Remove from heat.

Add to syrup:

1/4 cup~fresh, torn~mint leaves
1/4 cup~ fresh, torn~lemon verbena leaves

Stir syrup to thoroughly mix leaves into the syrup and allow to cool.





Add to iced teas, lemonades, and other beverages. Enjoy!

4 responses

  1. Thank you!

    June 19, 2013 at 2:38 pm

    • My pleasure, Robin!

      June 25, 2013 at 7:49 pm

    • Robin, you’re most welcome!

      July 17, 2013 at 3:30 pm

  2. Pingback: Annie’s Awesome Simple Syrup for Iced Tea | Willow Cottage

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