Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 2 English cucumbers

  2. 3/4 cup sugar

  3. 2 cups water Special equipment: cheesecloth

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Peel the cucumbers, saving the peels. Grate cucumber flesh on a box grater . In a medium saucepan , bring sugar and water to a boil. When sugar dissolves, add the grated cucumber and simmer until cucumber is tender, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool slightly. In a blender , puree reserved cucumber peel and cucumber syrup until smooth. Line a strainer with cheese cloth over a bowl. Strain cucumber mixture. Gather cheesecloth in 1 hand to squeeze out all of the juice. Chill until cool, about 1 hour. Serve in glasses over ice.


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