Mint Infused Sugar Recipe | Step by Step Instructions

Sometimes your mint grows faster than you can use it. If you have a surplus of mint or just want a spin on your favorite sweet treat this mint-infused sugar recipe is for you!

This recipe is simple, and the outcome is extraordinary. Mint infused sugar mixes wonderfully in any chocolate baked goods, like the classic brownies, cookies, or chocolate cake.

Mint Infused Sugar

Recipe by GardenuityDifficulty: Easy


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This cool, sweet & tingly mint Infused Sugar is the perfect topping to your favorite desserts & foods.


  • 4-5 Sprigs of Fresh Mint Leaves

  • 2 Cups of Granulated White Sugar


  • Take 4-5 sprigs of fresh mint leaves and blot them dry.
  • Muddle the mint leaves with a wooden spoon to release the mint oil.
  • Combine 2 cups of granulated white sugar with the mint in a clean glass jar. Seal the jar and once or twice a week stir the sugar to break up clumps. 
  • The more mint you add the more mint flavor your sugar will have.


  • After the first few days the sugar will stop clumping as the herbs dry out and the dried leaves will begin to intersperse throughout the sugar after you stir.

If you are looking for immediate sweet mint gratification try making mint simple syrup.  Here are some great recipes and uses of this sweet treat.

Mint Infused sugar recipe