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Lemon Verbena Simple Syrup

Arlene Mobley - Flour On My Face
Not sure what to do with all that Lemon Verbena you have growing in your herb garden? Make lemon verbena simple syrup and enjoy a glass of Lemon Verbena Sweet Iced Tea.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 16 Tablespoons
Calories 97 kcal

Ingredients  

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup loosely packed lemon verbena leaves and stems
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Instructions 

  • In a small pot add the water and sugar. Bring to a boil. Boil 2-3 minutes.
  • Remove the pot from the hot burner. Allow to cool about 10 minutes.
  • Bruise the lemon verbena and add to the pot of syrup.
  • Stir it down so the syrup covers the lemon verbena.
  • Allow to steep for one hour.
  • Strain through cheese cloth or a fine mesh strainer. Be sure to remove all the pieces of lemon verbena.

Notes

Keep your lemon verbena simple syrup in the refrigerator and it will keep up to 2 weeks.

Nutrition

Serving: 2tablespoons | Calories: 97kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Sodium: 2mg | Potassium: 1mg | Sugar: 25g | Calcium: 1mg | Iron: 1mg
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