Learn how to make mint sugar with fresh mint! This delicious mint sugar comes together in just minutes with just two simple ingredients!
All you need is two simple ingredients to make this fresh mint sugar. It’s super easy and perfect for using on fresh fruit or stirred into a tall, cold glass of chocolate milk.
Once you make it, you will wonder why you haven’t done it before.
If you spend any amount of time in the kitchen, you probably know that mint is one of the best herbs to have available in the garden. It’s one of my favorite herbs to have an abundance of because it’s rather easy to use.
You can dehydrate it and use it in tea, or add it to your daily water, or use it to make a simple mint sugar.
Homemade Mint Sugar with Fresh Mint
Two simple ingredients and a food processor is all you need to whip this into perfection. Add 1/2 C. fresh mint leaves to 1 C. cane sugar, whizz and voila – it’s done!
(I know, it sounds so easy it can’t possibly be duplicatable but I’m here to tell you that it is and once you make it you will never go back to regular sugar at all!)
The food processor does the task of chopping the leaves up into small pieces and infusing the sugar with the fragrant scent of mint in just seconds.
That’s it! You have mint sugar! You can sprinkle it freely on your favorite summer fruit, stir in to your favorite beverage or enjoy it as an addition to your glass-rimmed cocktail drink this summer.
- 1/2 C. fresh mint leaves
- 1 C. organic cane sugar
- Combine the mint and sugar in your food processor and pulse until the mixture is finely combined - sugar should be well ground with no visible mint leaves remaining.
- Store in an airtight container for up to 3 days.
Looking for more ways to use your summer herbs? Here are a few ideas to help you get started: