Cucumber Lemonade
To garnish glass as in our picture, first add ice cubes in a glass and then twist the long cucumber slice and twist it into the side of the glass and pour lemonade on top. Ice cubes will hold the cucumber slice in place. Thin round slices can be used instead if preferred.
Servings Prep Time
6generous glasses 10Minutes
Servings Prep Time
6generous glasses 10Minutes
  • 1large Ontario Greenhouse Seedless Cucumber
  • 1tsp lemon zest (from one small lemon)
  • 3/4cup granulated sugar (or honey to taste)
  • 6cups cold water
  • 3/4tsp salt
  • Ice cubes
  • Extra lemon slices for garnishing
  1. Wash cucumber well. Cut a few thin slices long wise and set aside for garnishing. Please note: It is not necessary to peel the cucumber.
  2. Chop remaining cucumber; add 2 cups of water in blender with cucumber pieces and sugar.
  3. Blend for 3–4 minutes or until sugar dissolves. Strain blended mixture to remove any solids and add remaining water in a large bowl.
  4. Add salt, lemon juice, ice cubes, lemon zest and stir well to combine. Strain again if preferred.
  5. Pour in serving glasses add more ice cubes if required or chill and serve, garnish with cucumber slice and/or lemon wedges.
Recipe Notes