Refreshing cucumber lemonade

    Refreshing cucumber lemonade

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    50min


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    About this recipe: Cucumber is the perfect complement to the traditional summer lemonade. Display it in the pitcher with cucumber and/or lemon slices.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 4 

    • 250ml water
    • 100g caster sugar
    • 1 cucumber, sliced
    • 6 lemons, juiced

    Method
    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Extra time:30min  ›  Ready in:50min 

    1. Make a simple syrup by stirring the water and sugar together in a saucepan over medium heat; heat until just about to boil and the sugar has dissolved. Place in refrigerator 30 minutes, or until cool.
    2. Place the cucumber slices in a blender or food processor; blend until mashed into a pulp. Pour the cucumber pulp into a fine mesh strainer place over a bowl to catch the liquid; allow to sit until you have about 200ml of liquid from the cucumber, about 15 minutes.
    3. Stir the simple syrup, cucumber liquid, and lemon juice together in a pitcher. Serve cold.

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    pollyflinders28
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    excellent! - 28 May 2012

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