- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 1 small (¾-oz.) bunch fresh spearmint
Rinse the mint well and drain. Put the sugar in a small saucepan and toss the mint on top. Crush the mint into the sugar with a wooden spoon to release its flavor. Add 1 cup water. Bring to simmer over medium heat, stirring frequently until the sugar is dissolved. As soon as the syrup starts simm...