Cucumber Basil Lemonade Cocktail

Cucumber Basil Lemonade Cocktail

Doesn’t a Cucumber Basil Lemonade Cocktail sound delicious right now? I know everyone is rushing off to make their pumpkin spice this and that – but for those who don’t want summer to end, this is the perfect drink. Crisp, refreshing, and down right delicious. Let this be a fair warning that these cocktails tend to go down easy… and quickly.

What you need to make a Cucumber Basil Lemonade Cocktail

  • 4 1/2” sliced cucumbers, (1 for garnish)
  • 3 large basil leaves
  • 2 ounces Vodka
  • 1/2 cup Lemonade (try Simply)

With simple ingredients, this cocktail doesn’t take long to make. Which is nice, especially for us impatient folks.

How to make a Cucumber Basil Lemonade Cocktail

With simple ingredients, comes simple steps. Grab a cocktail shaker, and toss in your cucumber, basil and vodka; now muddle away! Once that’s complete, add in lemonade and ice and shake until thoroughly chilled. Some people have asked, “How will I know when it’s thoroughly chilled?” Once the entire shaker’s temperature has dropped significantly, and the entire shaker is cool to the touch. For the final steps, grab a strainer and strain liquid out of shaker into a chilled glass with ice. Garnish with basil and cucumber.

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Cucumber Basil Lemonade Cocktail

Cucumber Basil Lemonade Cocktail


  • Author: Carmen
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x
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Ingredients

  • 4 1/2” sliced cucumbers, (1 for garnish)
  • 3 large basil leaves
  • 2 ounces Vodka
  • 1/2 cup Lemonade (try Simply)

Instructions

  1. Add cucumber, basil and vodka to shaker; muddle
  2. Add lemonade and ice; shake until thoroughly chilled
  3. Strain, and pour into chilled glass with ice

  • Category: Drinks
  • Cuisine: Cocktail

Keywords: Cucumber Basil Lemonade Cocktail

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