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Cool off with this cucumber-lemon drink, one of our most invigorating summer cocktails. If you're not a rum fan, spoke this Lemon-Cucumber Refresher with gin or vodka instead.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Credit: Jason Donnelly

Recipe Summary

total:
10 mins
Servings:
1
Yield:
1 cocktail
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Lemon-Cucumber Refresher

Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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.

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Nutrition Facts (Lemon-Cucumber Refresher)

154 calories; total fat 0g; saturated fat 0g; polyunsaturated fat 0g; monounsaturated fat 0g; cholesterol 0mg; sodium 4mg; potassium 219mg; carbohydrates 15g; fiber 1g; sugar 11g; protein 1g; trans fatty acid 0g; vitamin a 146IU; vitamin c 12mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 0mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 12mcg; vitamin b12 0mcg; calcium 20mg; iron 0mg.

Simple Syrup

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  • 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 up to 2 weeks.

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