Easy Cucumber Lemonade Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 1 Cucumber (6-8in), sliced
  • 6 Lemons, juiced
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1/2 cup White Sugar

Preparation Instruction:

  1. Make a simple syrup by stirring the water and sugar together in a saucepan over medium heat. Heat until just about to boil and the sugar has dissolved. Place in refrigerator 30 minutes, or until cool.
  2. Place the cucumber slices in a blender or food processor; blend until mashed into a pulp.
  3. Pour the cucumber pulp into a fine mesh strainer place over a bowl to catch the liquid; allow to sit until you have about 2/3 cup of liquid from the cucumber, about 15 minutes.
  4. In a pitcher, stir the simple syrup, cucumber liquid, and lemon juice together. Add more water depending on your taste preference. You may also add the cucumber pulps.
  5. Serve cold.

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