Cucumber Lemonade

Ingredients:

  • 1 pc cucumber (6 to 8 inches), sliced
  • 6 pcs lemons, juiced

For the Simple Syrup:

  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup white sugar

Procedure:

For the Simple Syrup:

  1. Start by making a simple syrup.
  2. In a sauce pan, combine and stir the water and sugar together and cook over medium heat.
  3. Heat until it’s just about to boil and the sugar has dissolved.
  4. Place in refrigerator for 30 minutes, or until cool. Set aside.

For the Cucumber Lemonade:

  1. Place the cucumber slices in a blender or food processor and blend until mashed into a pulp.
  2. Pour the cucumber pulp into a fine mesh strainer and place over a bowl to catch the liquid.
  3. Allow to sit for about 15 minutes until you have about 2/3 cup of liquid from the cucumber.
  4. In a pitcher, stir the simple syrup, the cucumber liquid, and the lemon juice together.
  5. You may add more water depending on your taste preference.
  6. You may also add some of the cucumber pulps and lemon slices.
  7. Serve cold and you may add ice. Enjoy!

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