Boozy Spring Lemonade


Posted: May 31

Time: 10 minutes

Yield: 1 serving

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The buzzing of bees in the freshly bloomed flowers matches the buzzing of this beloved brew! Boozy Spring Lemonade is bountiful with beautifully bright lemon and refreshing cucumber flavors. Served over ice, this drink will be welcome at any garden party or spring cookout. Boozy Spring Lemonade only needs 10 minutes to make, so you can whip yourself up a refreshing glass whenever you want to celebrate the green of the season with this gorgeous green drink.


Ingredients

For the lemonade: • 1/2 cup sugar • 3 cups water • 1 cup fresh lemon juice For the cocktail: • 1 1/2 cups ice • 1 1/2 ounces cucumber-flavored vodka • 3-4 ounces lemonade • 1 ounce of cucumber juice • mint, optional, for garnish • lemon, optional, for garnish

Directions

Step 1

In a medium saucepan, combine the sugar and 1/2 cup water.

Step 2

Bring the mixture to a boil.

Step 3

Reduce the heat to a simmer and allow it to simmer, stirring occasionally, until all of the sugar has dissolved.

Step 4

Remove the saucepan from the heat and allow it to cool.

Step 5

In a large pitcher or jar, add the syrup mixture, lemon juice, and remaining water, stirring to combine.

Step 6

In a 16-ounce mason jar, add the ice.

Step 7

Pour in the vodka, 3-4 ounces of lemonade, and cucumber juice.

Step 8

Garnish with mint and lemon.

Step 9

Serve.


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