about 1cuploosely packed mint leaves,washed and dried (whole sprigs are okay)
1cupstrawberries,washed and dried, very thinly sliced
1cupapricots (about 4 whole apricots), washed and dried, very thinly sliced
Make the syrup. Add the water, sugar and mint leaves to a small saucepan, and place it over high heat. Bring to a boil and then immediately remove from the stove. Pour the syrup into a medium-sized bowl and let it cool until it's warm, but not cold.
Marinate the fruit. Add the fruit to the syrup, place it in the refrigerator, and let it marinate for at least 1 hour and ideally overnight. (You can make this up to 4 days ahead.)
Serve. When you're ready to serve, use a slotted spoon to remove the fruit. (Save the syrup to add more fruit to later.)
Calorie count is only an estimate.
Keywords ice cream with fruit, fresh fruit desserts
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