This is from a collection of recipes from books I own, but which I haven't myself tried yet. However, you can have faith that at least the authors themselves have tried them, so they're not deadly or anything.
Steep mint leaves in vodka for 10 days, shaking daily. Strain and filter, squeezing leaves to get all the oils you can. Boil sugar and water together, simmer uncovered for 5 minutes. Cool to room temeperature. Add glycerine and/or food coloring. Add sugar syrup and vodka mixture together, seal quickly. Shake to blend. Mature two weeks. Yield: 1 quart.
measurement (unless stated otherwise)
|1 cup = 8 ounces =
||1 quart = 32 ounces =
|1 tbsp (tablespoon) =
1/2 ounce = 15ml
||1 fifth = 25.6 ounces = 750ml|
|1 tsp (teaspoon) =
1/6 ounce = 5ml
||1 pint = 16 ounces =