Cucumber Lemonade

Cucumber Lemonade

A refreshing summer drink using home-grown cucumbers and mint.


• 100g (3½oz) granulated sugar
• 250ml (9fl oz) water
• 250ml (9fl oz) freshly squeezed lemon juice
• 1 cucumber, peeled and sliced
• 1 handful mint leaves


1. In a small pan, combine sugar and half of the water. Bring to a boil until the sugar dissolves. Remove from heat and let cool slightly.

2. In a blender, combine cucumber, mint leaves, lemon juice and syrup. Purée until smooth.

3. Strain through a sieve, then pour into a jug.


4. Add remaining water and stir to combine. Keep in the fridge until ready to serve.

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