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Cucumber, Lime and Mint Cocktail

  • Complexity: very easy
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Cucumber, Lime and Mint Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup granulated cane sugar
  • 1 English cucumber
  • 1 bunch fresh mint
  • Vodka
  • Fresh squeezed lime juice
  • Ice

Directions

  1. In a small sauce pot combine the water and sugar on medium heat. Stir together until dissolved, about 1-2 minutes. Remove from heat and pour into glass jar or liquid measuring cup. Place in the fridge to chill.

  2. To make 1 drink add 6 cucumber slices to a cocktail shaker along with 7-8 mint leaves. With a muddler or wooden spoon, muddle the cucumber and mint together for 30 seconds.

    Next add in 2 ounces vodka, 1 ounce of simple syrup and 3/4 ounce of lime juice. Add in 1/2 cup of ice, top with lid and vigorously shake for 30 seconds.

  3. Strain into a coup or martini glass and garnish with a mint leaf and cucumber slice. Enjoy immediately.

    Recipe Courtesy of Megan Mitchell

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