Mint Extract Recipe
- 1 cup mint leaves (de-stemmed)
- 1 ½ cups vodka (or substitute bourbon or rum)
Wash leaves and pat dry.
Remove leaves from stem and set aside.
Place leaves in a jar and mash them lightly so they will release their oils.
Pour alcohol over the leaves. Using a spoon, mash leaves down until completely covered.
Cover jar with a tight-fitting lid and store in a dark cabinet for 3-4 week, shaking occasionally. When the extract has reached the depth of flavor that you prefer, strain the the leaves from the extract. Store extract in either a dark container or in a dark cabinet.
Calories: 0kcal | Carbohydrates: 0g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 0mg | Potassium: 0mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 0IU | Vitamin C: 0mg | Calcium: 0mg | Iron: 0mg