Ingredients (this made 3 servings):
1 cup water
1/2 cup sugar
1 cup mint leaves, or 1/3 cup dried mint
Zest from 1 lemon
A bowl full of mixed berries, such as blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, and quartered strawberries
Add the water, sugar, lemon zest, and mint to a pan over medium-high heat.
Bring to a boil.
After 20 minutes, remove all leaves and lemon zest from the syrup using a slotted spoon or a strainer.
Add the syrup back to the pan and bring to a simmer. Remove from heat and add the berries.
Stir. Transfer to a bowl and allow to cool before serving.