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Green tea cucumber cocktail recipe

Green Tea Cucumber Cocktail Recipe

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Course cocktails
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Servings 6 -8 drinks
Calories 187
Author Lindsay Viker

Ingredients

cucumber simple syrup (makes 1 cup)

  • 1 cucumber sliced
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup water

green tea cucumber cocktail

  • 3/4 cup light rum
  • 1/2 cup lime juice
  • 30 leaves fresh mint muddled
  • 2 cups green tea brewed, cooled
  • 1 cup cucumber simple syrup
  • 1/2 cup club soda
  • cucumber sliced , for garnish if desired
  • wedge lime for garnish if desired

Instructions

cucumber simple syrup

  • Combine sugar, water and cucumber in small saucepan over medium-high heat.
  • Simmer until sugar is dissolved then strain and discard cucumbers (makes about 1 cup simple syrup).

green tea cucumber cocktail

  • In a pitcher, bruise mint leaves using a wooden spoon.
  • Add remaining ingredients to pitcher along with ice, then stir until well incorporated. Serve immediately.

Notes

Make the cucumber simple syrup a day in advance to really let the flavors marinate!

Nutrition

Calories: 187kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 0.5g | Fat: 0.1g | Saturated Fat: 0.02g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.04g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.01g | Sodium: 12mg | Potassium: 121mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 27g