Lemon-Cucumber Refresher

  • Makes: 1 servings
  • Serving Size: 1/3 cup
  • Yields: 1 cocktail
  • Start to Finish: 10 mins
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Lemon-Cucumber Refresher
Ingredients
5
cucumber slices
3
tablespoons (1 1/2 ounces) light rum
4 1/2
teaspoons (3/4 ounce) lemon juice
4
teaspoons (about 3/4 ounce) Simple Syrup
 
Ice cubes
 
Cucumber slices (optional)
Directions
  1. Place 5 cucumber slices in a cocktail shaker. To muddle, gently crush cucumber with the back of a spoon. Add rum, lemon juice, and Simple Syrup. Add ice cubes; cover and shake until very cold. Strain liquid into an ice-filled glass. If desired, garnish with additional cucumber slices.
Simple Syrup
Ingredients
1
cup sugar
1
cup water
Directions
  1. In a small saucepan combine sugar and water. Bring to boiling over medium heat, stirring until sugar is dissolved. (The syrup is done when it is completely clear and the surface is covered with bubbles.) Remove from heat; cool. Store, covered, in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.
Nutrition Facts (Lemon-Cucumber Refresher)
    Per serving:
  • 154 kcal cal.,
  • 4 mg sodium,
  • 15 g carb.,
  • 1 g fiber,
  • 11 g sugar,
  • 1 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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