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Cucumber Cooler Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jenn Avery
Added: Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 large cucumbers, peeled, seeded and roughly chopped
3 juiced limes
3/4 cup Splenda

Directions:
Directions:
1. Blend cucumber, lime juice, Splenda
and 2 cups of cold water in a blender until frothy.

2. Pour into a glass pitcher and add 4 additional cups of cold water.

3. Taste for sweetness and lime, adding more if needed.

4. If not drinking immediately, store covered in refrigerator for no more than 2 hours.
5. Before serving, put ice cubes into tall glasses, stir in cucumber water, and pour. For a special touch, add a garnish of fresh sprigs of mint or long sticks of cucumber.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4-6
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
VARIATION: For a "Spirited Cucumber Cooler," add 1 cup of good-quality tequila, vodka or gin to the pitcher just before stirring, or add an appropriate amount to each glass before adding the cooler.


 

 

 

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