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DIY Mint Extract

So easy. Great use for garden mint. Ten minutes. 2 ingredients: mint leaves & vodka. For all your favorite recipes and drinks.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 1
Author Allie Taylor


  • 1 cup fresh mint leaves de-stemmed, washed and patted dry
  • 1 1/2 cups vodka


  • Place clean mint leaves in a pint mason jar.
  • Muddle (lightly crush) leaves with a wooden spoon.
  • Fill jar with 1 1/2 cups vodka.
  • Lightly stir, then screw on the lid.
  • Put in a dark closet or pantry for 1-2 months.
  • Use a strainer and remove leaves, then pour extract into glass jars for gifting or keeping.