1/4 cup caster sugar
1 large (1.8kg) pineapple, peeled, chopped
1/3 cup fresh mint leaves
1.5 litres apple juice
ice cubes, to serve
Step 1: Combine sugar and 1/2 cup water in a small saucepan over medium heat. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes or until water comes to the boil and sugar dissolves. Remove from heat. Refrigerate until cold.
Step 2: Place pineapple and 1/4 cup mint in a food processor. Process until finely chopped. Strain pineapple mixture into a 2-litre jug. Add 1 cup of the pineapple and mint pulp. Add apple juice and sugar syrup. Stir to combine. Serve with ice and remaining mint leaves.