Homemade Créme de Menthe Recipe
Enjoy the fresh minty flavor of this greenish-yellow liqueur.
Créme de Menthe
of torn mint leaves
of fresh mint leaves
To make Créme de Menthe, place 1 cup of torn mint leaves into 1.5 cups of vodka and steep overnight, then strain.
Make a simple syrup by boiling ½ cup of sugar with 1 cup of water. Allow the mixture to cool.
Combine infused vodka, simple syrup, and ½ cup of fresh mint leaves and steep overnight.
Strain completely, removing all particles. Enjoy in cocktails and in the baking process!
Créme de Menthe is a very sweet and strongly flavored liqueur that is best enjoyed in a mixed cocktail like a Grasshopper, Stinger, or a festive milkshake!