mint extract recipe
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Mint Extract Recipe

Author Mommypotamus


  • 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.
    mint extract recipe
  • 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