Mint Sugar

You need only two ingredients to make this fresh and fragrant Mint Sugar! It is perfect to sprinkle on top of fresh fruit, rim cocktail glasses, or stir into tea or lemonade. No matter how you use it, you will love the refreshing minty sweetness the Mint Sugar adds to your favorite food and drinks! 
Mint Sugar is perfect to sprinkle on fresh fruit, rim cocktail glasses, or stir into tea or lemonade! Get the recipe at LoveGrowsWild.com

If you love to cook, you know that one of the best parts of Summer is having a bounty of fresh herbs to use from the garden. Mint is an absolute favorite of mine, and I love using it to make Mint Sugar! Have you ever tried it before? It is SO simple to make!
You just add about 1/2 cup of fresh mint leaves to a food processor, 
Mint Sugar is perfect to sprinkle on fresh fruit, rim cocktail glasses, or stir into tea or lemonade! Get the recipe at LoveGrowsWild.com

add 3/4 cup of sugar,

Mint Sugar is perfect to sprinkle on fresh fruit, rim cocktail glasses, or stir into tea or lemonade! Get the recipe at LoveGrowsWild.com
and you have Mint Sugar!
I know, it’s total rocket science, but I promise you can handle it {wink!}
Mint Sugar is perfect to sprinkle on fresh fruit, rim cocktail glasses, or stir into tea or lemonade! Get the recipe at LoveGrowsWild.com
The food processor chops the leaves up into tiny pieces and infuses the sugar with the mint’s fragrant scent. The smell that fills the room when you open the lid is absolutely incredible! You will want to keep this stuff on hand at all times! 
Mint Sugar is perfect to sprinkle on fresh fruit, rim cocktail glasses, or stir into tea or lemonade! Get the recipe at LoveGrowsWild.com
So what can you do with this amazing mint sugar?
I personally love it sprinkled on slices of watermelon or any fresh fruit… It adds just the perfect amount of sweetness and a big burst of refreshing mint flavor! I also use it to rim cocktail glasses and stir into my tea and lemonade. Just trust me, you have to try this stuff!

Mint Sugar is perfect to sprinkle on fresh fruit, rim cocktail glasses, or stir into tea or lemonade! Get the recipe at LoveGrowsWild.com
This is also great to have on hand when you are expecting company. I like to keep things simple but special when I entertain, and offering this mint sugar will really wow your guests! You can make this a day or two ahead of time by storing it in an airtight container. 
Mint Sugar is perfect to sprinkle on fresh fruit, rim cocktail glasses, or stir into tea or lemonade! Get the recipe at LoveGrowsWild.comMint Sugar is perfect to sprinkle on fresh fruit, rim cocktail glasses, or stir into tea or lemonade! Get the recipe at LoveGrowsWild.com
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Mint Sugar
1/2 cup fresh mint leaves
3/4 cup sugar

In a food processor, add mint leaves and sugar. Pulse until mint is finely ground and mixture is well combined. 
– Makes about 1 cup
– Store in an airtight container for 1-2 days
from Everyday Food Magazine

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Comments

  1. Wow, this looks so amazing! I LOVE mint. I’ve been making mint simple syrup every since my mint came up this year 🙂 I will have to try this and eat it on my watermelon, that looks unbelievably good!
    Heidi @ handmadefrenzy.blogspot.com

  2. I love mint! And I bet it is awesome mixed with sugar! Thanks for the idea Liz!

  3. What an awesome idea! Pinned and can’t wait to try it!

  4. Oh yummy! I definitely need to try this!

  5. I’m crazy about this, Liz! We just planted mint in our garden….and this looks like the perfect way to use it!!

  6. Anonymous says:

    Try it with chocolate mint. Incredible.

  7. Thanks so much for this great idea! My grandkids are coming this weekend, and it’s one more way to wow them.

  8. Okay so I am not crazy about sugar, but this sound heavenly! Roechelle @ http://www.hugatreewithme.com

  9. This looks great for summer! So refreshing:) I can’t wait to try it!

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  11. Love it!

  12. Can’t wait to mix up a batch of this; perfect for Summer! YUM!

  13. Oh, what a great idea! I bet it is perfect in summer bevies…cocktails and tea…yum!

  14. Mmmm, this looks great! And of course, I have TONS of mint in the garden. Thanks for sharing this great idea. The husband has been craving mojitos too!

    Christy @ Creating a Beautiful Life

  15. Serious YUM factor here Liz! And so pretty too!

  16. How delightful does this sound? Fabulous idea…perfect for me tea!

  17. What a fantastic idea! I love the idea of sprinkling this on fruit.

    xoxo
    Michelle @ Ya Gotta Have a Hobby

  18. I’d love to try this with a mojito or just in some tea. What a wonderful idea!

    -Tina

  19. I have a mint plant this summer and I have been looking for some different tasty things to do with it (besides make mojitos 😉 ). Love this idea!

  20. Yum! Pinning for my daughter’s party! Low cost extra touch for the iced tea! Blessings! I am visiting from a link party! Blessings!

  21. This is a great idea! I’ve pinned it, and I’ll be making it, using my favorite apple mint leaves. 🙂 Thanks!
    His blessings,
    Kim @ Curtain Queen

  22. This is awesome!! Thank you for sharing!

    I found you on Share Your Creativity Link Party =) Have a great week!

    -Sofia @ http://www.SomethingOnEverything.com

  23. This is such a great idea! I love the freshness that mint adds to everything!

  24. Two ingredients is my kind of recipe!!! And I love that you shared how to use it too … I must admit I had a question mark over my head at first …

    🙂 Linda

  25. OMG! I tried this in my morning coffee and it’s A M A Z I N G!!! Thank you for introducing this magic into my life!!! And mojitos are way more easier!!!

  26. ahhh I love you! i’ve been trying to find something useful to do with my mint. thank you!

  27. Anonymous says:

    2 days? Has anyone tried to freeze this?

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