A surprisingly refreshing twist to an old classic. Jalapeno-infused simple syrup and cucumber water give a sweet and spicy kick. See footnotes for how to make cucumber water and jalapeno-infused simple syrup.

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Ingredients

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Original recipe yields 1 servings
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Directions

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  • Mix vodka, jalapeno-infused simple syrup, lemon juice, and cucumber water in a cocktail shaker and pour over ice in an highball glass. Garnish cocktail with cucumber spear.

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Cook's Notes:

Jalapeno-Infused Simple Syrup: Place 1 jalapeno pepper in a saucepan with 2 cups water and 2 cups sugar; boil 3 minutes. Let steep covered for 15 minutes. Remove jalapeno pepper, slice in half lengthwise, and remove seeds; mash pepper and return to simple syrup.

Tips

Cucumber Water: put 1 sliced whole cucumber in 7 cups of water in a container with a tight-fitting lid. Seal and refrigerate at least 1 hour.

Nutrition Facts

354.9 calories; 0.4 g protein; 43.5 g carbohydrates; 0 mg cholesterol; 8 mg sodium. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 5 stars
01/25/2015
Made this for a Christmas party in Hawaii everyone loved it. Next time I'd have added a little more jalapeño. Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
11/23/2017
Needs more heat and less sweet! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/25/2015
Made this for a Christmas party in Hawaii everyone loved it. Next time I'd have added a little more jalapeño. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/25/2015
Made this for a Christmas party in Hawaii everyone loved it. Next time I'd have added a little more jalapeño. Read More
(1)
Rating: 3 stars
11/23/2017
Needs more heat and less sweet! Read More
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