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Cucumber Cocktail with Cucumber Peel and Mint Garnish
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5 from 4 votes

Refreshing Cucumber Cocktail with Mint and Lime

This Refreshing Cucumber Cocktail is made with vodka, homemade simple syrup and flavored with mint and lime! It is a perfect, light cocktail to grab on a hot summer day!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time2 mins
Total Time7 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Easy Entertaining, happy hour, Summer Entertaining
Servings: 1

Equipment

  • 1 Cocktail Shaker

Ingredients

  • 2 oz Vodka
  • 1.5 oz Cucumber Simple Syrup
  • 1 oz Lime Juice
  • 4 Mint Leaves
  • Sparkling Water
  • Lime and Cucumber to garnish

Cucumber Simple Syrup

  • 1 Small Cucumber (about 1/2 cup slices)
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 cup Water

Instructions

  • Muddle mint in cocktail shaker. Add ice to cocktail shaker.
  • Add cucumber simple syrup, vodka and lime juice. Shake to combine.
  • Pour over ice in a glass. Use sparkling water to fill glass to brim.
  • Garnish with cucumber slices and lime wedge.

Cucumber Simple Syrup

  • Add cucumber slices, water and sugar to a medium bowl over medium heat.
  • Allow the water to warm and the sugar to dissolve. Stir occasionally.
  • Once sugar dissolves, remove from heat and let cool.
  • Store in the refrigerator in an airtight container.