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There’s no better way to freshen up than with a cold and thirst-quenching drink! This cucumber watermelon lemonade is perfect for those hot summer days when sitting in the shade sipping a cold drink. It’s not only delicious, but it’s also very hydrating since it contains cucumber and watermelon which are very high water content. We can’t sing its praises enough, it’s great! Want to learn how to make it?

How Do You Prepare Cucumber Watermelon Lemonade?

Whipping up this delicious drink couldn’t be easier! You’ll need the juice of 5 lemons, 8 cups of water, ¾ cups of sugar, ½ a cucumber, and ¼ of a small watermelon. It’s as simple as cutting and slicing some for the ingredients and mixing them all together in your pitcher.

There are many different add ons and we encourage you to play around. Adding some basil leaves instead of mint can add a nice kick to it. You can even use the base of this drink to prepare a nice fruity mocktail. You’ll have to let us know how you try it!

Two glasses of watermelon lemonade next to a large dispensing jar.

Want a Fancier Drink?

If you are looking for a recipe drink to impress a crowd over your next garden party, you could make watermelon balls (using this scooper) instead of cutting it in squares. It will take your lemonade from pretty to gorgeous!

What about making fun of ice shapes? Using different shaped ice trays like these can turn the lemonade into a fun experience. You can find many different ways to embellish your delicious party drink, from adding some edible flowers to little ruby raspberries. Just have fun with it!

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Photos by Alfonso Revilla

Cucumber Watermelon Lemonade

5 from 9 votes
Prep: 15 mins
Total: 15 mins
Servings: 8 cups
There’s no better way to freshen up than with a cold and thirst-quenching drink! This cucumber watermelon lemonade is perfect for those hot summer days when sitting in the shade sipping a cold drink.

Ingredients 

  • 5 large lemons halved
  • ¼ of a small watermelon cut into 1-inch chunks
  • ½ of a cucumber peeled and sliced
  • ¾ cups of sugar
  • 8 cups of water

Instructions 

  • Juice your lemons and pour the lemon juice into a pitcher. Add the 8 cups of water, sugar, watermelon, and cucumber and stir well.
  • If you're patient enough to let it sit overnight in the refrigerator, it is extra amazing the next morning.

Notes

What about making fun of ice shapes? Using different shaped ice trays like these can turn the lemonade into a fun experience. You can find many different ways to embellish your delicious party drink, from adding some edible flowers to little ruby raspberries. Just have fun with it!

Nutrition

Calories: 137kcalCarbohydrates: 36gProtein: 2gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 15mgPotassium: 275mgFiber: 3gSugar: 29gVitamin A: 831IUVitamin C: 48mgCalcium: 37mgIron: 1mg

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Additional Info

Author: Toni Okamoto
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Method: Juice
Diet: Vegan
Keywords: cucumber, drink, lemonade, outdoors, refreshing, summer, vegan, vegetarian, watermelon
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