Sip on this cucumber cooler for a refreshing beverage or add your favorite alcohol to make it a cocktail. Either way it is guaranteed to cool you down.
How to make Cucumber Cooler
- 1 lemon, thinly sliced
- 2 limes, thinly sliced
- 1 tbs caster sugar
- 1/2 cup mint sprigs
- 1 continental cucumber, peeled into ribbons
- 1 cup crushed ice
- 1 tsp bitters
- 6 cups (1.5L) lemonade or soda water
For each serving, place 4–5 mint leaves in a high-ball glass and gently bash with a wooden spoon handle.
Cut 6 of the cucumber slices in half and add half the slices to each glass with a couple of ice cubes.
Pour half the tonic water into each glass, and mix with a twizzler or straw.
Fill each glass with ice, decorate the edge of the glasses with a slice of cucumber and serve.