Here's How You Can Whip Up A Refreshing Cucumber & Basil Spritzer This Summer

Karishma Govil , 25 May 2018
Cucumber And Basil Spritzer
Cucumber And Basil Spritzer

The summer is taking a toll on all of us who work out of the house. The constant travel from one place to the other really is exhausting, isn’t it? The heat is so harsh, that it is important to stay hydrated and keep the body cool. There are many ways of doing that, but today, @RamenHairedGirl a.k.a Vidhi Doshi gives us a quick and easy recipe for a super refreshing summer drink that’ll instantly speak to your soul. Here’s how you can fix yourself a cucumber and basil spritzer at the convenience of your home. Let’s get right to it.

What you need

3 Tbsp Sugar
1/2 Tsp Lemon Zest
1 Peeled Cucumber And De-seeded
1.5 Tsp Lemon Juice
6-7 Basil Leaves
Club Soda

Here’s how you can put it all together.

Step 1

Step 1
Sugar And Lemon Zest

Combine the sugar and lemon zest.

Step 2

Step 2
Sugar Syrup

Add 4 tbsp water and heat till the sugar melts and forms a sugar syrup.

Step 3

Chopped Cucumber
Chopped Cucumber

Chop the cucumber and add 1/2 cup of chopped cucumbers and 2 tbsp of water into the blender.

Step 4

Blending It Together
Blending It Together

Blend thoroughly.

Step 5

Basil In A Glass
Basil In A Glass

In a glass, add 2 tbsp of sugar syrup, 1/2 tsp lemon juice, 3 torn basil leaves and muddle them with the back of the spoon.

Step 6

Cucumber Puree
Cucumber Puree

Now add 2 tbsp of the cucumber puree.

Step 7

Topping It With Soda
Topping It With Soda

Top with chilled soda.

And there you have it, that fresh summer drink is ready! We suggest you give it a try before the summer ends. Cheers!

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