Cucumber Strawberry Cooler Recipe | PBS Food

Cucumber Strawberry Cooler

Try this cucumber strawberry cooler when it's still cool and crisp outside. (Recipe Credit: Adrianna Adarme of Fresh Tastes)


Yield: 2 to 4 cocktails

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  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 4 to 5 strawberries, sliced, plus more as garnish
  • 1 small Persian cucumber, trimmed and sliced
  • 4 ounces vodka of choice
  • Sparkling water or La Croix (flavor of choice)


  1. In a medium saucepan, set over medium heat, combine the sugar and water. Stir until dissolved. Set aside until room temperature. 
  2. Add a tablespoon of simple syrup to two glasses. Add a few slices of strawberries and cucumber to each glass. Muddle the strawberry and cucumber together. Pour in the vodka and then add a splash of sparkling water or La Croix. Give it a stir and then taste test.  Garnish with slices of strawberries and cucumber. 
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