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Mint and Cucumber Vodka Cocktail
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5 from 4 votes

Cucumber Mint Cocktail

Refreshing Cucumber Mint Vodka Cocktail is sweetened with mint simple syrup. Easy to make and so refreshing
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Cocktails, Drinks
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2 Cocktails
Calories: 192kcal

Equipment

  • Cocktail Shaker

Ingredients

Mint Simple Syrup

  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup water
  • 5 sprigs mint

Cucumber Mint Vodka Cocktail

  • 2 Tbsp Cucumber, finely diced
  • 2 Tbsp Mint Simple Syrup recipe above
  • 2 Tbsp Lime juice, freshly squeezed
  • 4 oz Vodka
  • 8 oz Sparkling water
  • Crushed ice
  • 2 Mint sprigs, for garnish
  • 2 slices Cucumber, for garnish

Instructions

Mint Simple Syrup

  • In a small heavy-bottom saucepan add sugar and water. Bring to a low boil, and cook until sugar dissolves.
  • Turn off heat, stir in mint leaves, and cover the pan. Allow mixture to steep for at least 15 minutes. Strain into a glass jar and cool.
  • This recipe makes 1 cup of syrup so there will be leftover. The Syrup can be kept sealed in refrigerator for 1-month.

Cucumber Mint Vodka Cocktail

  • Finely dice 2 Tbsp cucumber. Cut 2 extra round or long slices for garnish.
  • Add diced cucumber, 2 tablespoons cooled simple syrup and lime juice to a cocktail shaker. Muddle (smash) the cucumber for about 1-minute with a muddler or the back of a wooden spoon.
  • Add vodka and crushed ice to the shaker. Shake vigorously for about 30-seconds.
  • Remove the lid of the shaker and pour evenly into two cocktail glasses, including ice and cucumber pieces. (Strain if you don't want the cucumber pieces in the glasses).
  • Top each glass to the top with sparkling water.
  • Garnish with cucumber slices or rounds and a mint sprig.

Nutrition

Calories: 192kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 37mg | Potassium: 68mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 66IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 1mg