Fresh Cucumber Lemonade

Fresh Cucumber Lemonade is a refreshing and hydrating drink that combines the crispness of cucumber with the tartness of lemon, perfect for hot summer days or any time you need a revitalizing beverage.


  • 1 large cucumber, peeled and chopped
  • 1 cup fresh lemon juice (from about 4-6 lemons)
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar (adjust to taste)
  • 4 cups cold water
  • Ice cubes
  • Lemon slices and cucumber slices, for garnish

Optional Additions:

  • Fresh mint leaves
  • Sparkling water (for a fizzy version)


  1. Prepare the Cucumber Juice:
  • In a blender, combine the chopped cucumber and 1 cup of cold water. Blend until smooth.
  • Strain the cucumber mixture through a fine mesh sieve or cheesecloth to extract the juice. Discard the pulp.
  1. Make the Lemonade:
  • In a large pitcher, combine the freshly squeezed lemon juice, cucumber juice, and remaining 3 cups of cold water.
  • Stir in the granulated sugar, adjusting to your desired sweetness.
  1. Chill and Serve:
  • Refrigerate the lemonade for at least 1 hour to chill.
  • Serve the Fresh Cucumber Lemonade over ice cubes.
  • Garnish each glass with lemon slices and cucumber slices.
  • Optionally, add fresh mint leaves or top off with a splash of sparkling water for a bubbly twist.

Tips for Success:

  • Adjust the sweetness by adding more or less sugar to suit your taste preferences.
  • For a stronger cucumber flavor, blend the cucumber with less water initially and strain well.
  • Use freshly squeezed lemon juice for the best flavor.

Nutritional Estimate:
(Per Serving, based on 1 cup)

  • Calories: 60
  • Carbohydrates: 16g
  • Sugars: 13g
  • Vitamin C: 22% DV

Enjoy this Fresh Cucumber Lemonade as a cooling and rejuvenating beverage alongside brunch, picnics, or simply as a refreshing drink on a warm day. Adjust the sweetness and tanginess to your liking for the perfect thirst-quenching experience.

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