Strawberry Cucumber Limeade
Welcome back to Strawberry Week!! If you missed Monday’s recipe of these soft strawberry lemon donuts, run over there for it! It’s life-changing. With lots of strawberries in my refrigerator from our strawberry picking escapade of the last weekend, I decided to whip up a cocktail. Well a mocktail limeade since this lady is off alcohol for a few more months. This strawberry cucumber limeade is a refreshing summer drink that you need to make by the pitcher for any gathering you are having.
It’s simply filled with loads of juicy strawberry puree, lime juice and cucumber slices for a unique alternative to your regular lemonade. Sweet, refreshing and perfectly summer!! Everything that you should be serving up in a glass at your next BBQ or keep in your fridge for those hot summer days. Of course, you can add some liqueur in there to make this a cocktail; a refreshing cocktail for the adults.
I was going to share it at the end of the week, but why wait until Friday? Every summer evening is a weekend night to enjoy a cold, refreshing drink!
Strawberry Cucumber Limeade
- 2 cups fresh strawberries
- ½ cup water
- ½ cup granulated sugar
- 1 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
- 1 medium cucumber, sliced
- ½ cup liquid sweetener (agave or honey), or more to taste
- Sparkling water or club soda
- Garnish: lime wedges, fresh mint and strawberries
- In a blender, blend the fresh strawberries until smooth. Pass the puree through a fine sieve and collect strawberry liquid into a medium bowl.
- In a large pitcher, whisk together the water, sugar and lime juice until sugar dissolves.
- Add in the strawberry mixture, cucumbers, ice and liquid sweetener. Top with about a liter of sparkling water or club soda. Mix well and add sweetener to taste.
- Serve with garnishes and enjoy immediately.
Other Summer Drinks from Across the Web:
Strawberry Orange Blossom Sparkler – Baking A Moment
Fresh Strawberry Limeade – Julie’s Eats & Treats
Southern Sweet Tea – Grandbaby Cakes
Oh Z, this looks so so pretty! I love the cucumber and lime in here! It sounds so refreshing after a spending all morning outside! What a perfect summer drink!
ooh sounds delicious! I love limeade 🙂
Oh my gawsh- I LOVE your addition of cucumbers to this limeade!! Clever, and I bet it really makes this drink super refreshing. I’ll take a pitcher of this all day, every day for the rest of summer please and thank you! Can’t wait to give this a try! Pinned!
Thanks dear! And a pitcher is the way to go!!
I`m glad you didn`t wait until Friday. This looks too good!!
Right? Every night can be a Friday night!
So I never would’ve thought to add cucumber to this, and it sounds like the perfect thing to do! You always put together the greatest flavors, Zainab, and this drink sounds absolutely delicious! Pinned.
Thanks Marcie!! Cucumber is so great in drinks.
This drink is just beyond gorgeous my dear! I love the combination of strawberries and cucumber. So unique! Looks so refreshing and I can’t wait to give it a try 🙂
Thanks Allie! I know you will enjoy it 🙂
Let’s skip work and just sit around and sip on these babies all day long! Gorgeous!
I need a full glass of this right here!
Love this limeade! So refreshing!
This is totally my kind of summer sip!
I JUST developed a strawberry lime recipe this week, and fell in love with the refreshing combo! And then in a drinkable form? I could sip this all day long! Pinned!
Isn’t it a great combo?? I love it! And can’t wait to see what u made.
Must be really refreshing! And the color is beautiful!