Rating: 4.63 stars
8 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 5
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0

I make this refreshing lemonade all summer long. It goes great at any picnic!

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Recipe Summary test

prep:
10 mins
cook:
5 mins
additional:
2 hrs
total:
2 hrs 15 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Combine 1 cup water and sugar together in a small saucepan; bring to a boil. Cook and stir until sugar is dissolved, about 5 minutes. Remove saucepan from heat and cool syrup to room temperature.

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  • Stir syrup, remaining water, lemon juice, cucumber, and basil together in a pitcher; chill in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours.

Nutrition Facts

110 calories; protein 0.3g; carbohydrates 29.4g; sodium 7.8mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (6)

Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
07/31/2015
Do you use bottled lemon juice, or real lemons? Can't imagine how many lemons I'll need! ?? Read More
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8 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 5
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
07/30/2015
Do you use bottled lemon juice, or real lemons? Can't imagine how many lemons I'll need! ?? Read More
(3)
Rating: 5 stars
04/25/2016
Very Refreshing! I used half the sugar and it was perfect. Will make again! Read More
(1)
Rating: 4 stars
07/24/2016
This was a great way to use up some cucumber. It's not overly sweet though still has the thick feel lemonade always has. Will definitely make again. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/09/2021
Easy, refreshing and enjoyed by kids and adults alike. I was looking for cucumber recipes since our garden is overflowing. It doesn’t use a lot, but it was a great addition for our party. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
06/08/2015
Very refreshing. Loved the basil/cucumber combination. Had this at a café and was hoping there was a recipe on this site for it. Thank you for sharing. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
07/22/2015
An innovative and refreshing way to go with lemonade. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
09/03/2015
Very pleasant. Dropped the basil. Added mint instead. Very refreshing Read More