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Cucumber Serrano Mocktail

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Embrace the buzz without the booze! Non-alcoholic trends are soaring, and I’ve got the perfect way to spice up your next gathering– enter Cucumber Serrano Mocktail! Sip on sweetness with a kick of refreshing cucumber – the ultimate alcohol-free delight!

Cucumber Serrano Mocktail

Why choose mocktails? They bring the fun without the aftermath! Imagine your own specialty drink, minus the hangover – that’s the magic! This festive, flavorful concoction will be the star of your upcoming events.

Want to try a sweet drink with a lavender twist? Try my DELISH Lavender London Fog Recipe Creamy, sweet, and bursting with lavender flavor. This drink is the perfect pairing for any Spring brunch. An easy Lavander simple syrup is layered with iced Earl Grey Tea, your favorite milk, and topped with a light and fluffy vanilla bean sweet cream.

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The secret? LorAnn’s Cucumber Serrano Super-Strength is a bold combo of cucumber freshness and spicy pepper notes. With just 1/8 teaspoon of product, this simple syrup packs a powerful punch to your tastebuds! All LorAnn’s Super-Strength Flavors are 3-4X stronger than typical extracts, ensuring your creations burst with flavor. Cheers to a flavorful holiday season! 🥂🎁

Equipment Needed For Cucumber Serrano Mocktail:

Cucumber Serrano Mocktail

Here’s a list of equipment you’ll need for the Cucumber Serrano Mocktail:

  1. Muddler: For expertly crushing and blending the refreshing cucumber slices and candied Serranos, a quality muddler is a must-have.
  2. Cocktail Shaker: Perfectly mix fresh lime juice, Cucumber Serrano simple syrup, and club soda with a reliable cocktail shaker. Shake with confidence for an impeccable flavor infusion.
  3. Strainer: Ensure a smooth and delightful drinking experience by using a fine strainer to remove any unwanted bits while pouring your mocktail into a glass.
  4. Rock Glass: Present your Cucumber Serrano Mocktail in style by serving it in a classic rock glass filled with crushed ice.
  5. Wire Rack: Essential for drying and cooling the candied Serranos. A wire rack allows proper airflow, ensuring the syrup hardens to create that delightful candied coating.

Shopping List For Cucumber Serrano Mocktail:

Here’s a list of shopping you’ll need for the Cucumber Serrano Mocktail:

  • Cucumbers: Grab a fresh batch of cucumbers for muddling and garnishing. Opt for organic for that extra burst of flavor.
  • Serrano Peppers:  Ensure you have enough Serrano peppers to create the perfect balance of heat for your candied Serranos.
  • Lime: Stock up on fresh limes for their zesty juice, adding a citrusy kick to your mocktail.
  • Club Soda: A key ingredient for that fizzy element. Choose a quality club soda for a crisp finish.
  • White Sugar: Make sure your pantry is stocked with white sugar for crafting the sweet and spicy candied Serranos.
  • LorAnn Oils Cucumber Serrano Super Strength: Elevate the flavor profile with this special ingredient for an unforgettable mocktail experience.
  • Fresh Mint: Enhance the presentation and aroma by garnishing your mocktail with fragrant fresh mint leaves.
  • Ice: Don’t forget to have enough ice on hand for shaking, serving, and keeping your mocktail cool.

In the mood for coffee instead? Try my Refined sugar-free Pumpkin Caramel Latte OR a Pistachio Iced Espresso with Homemade Pistachio Cream. Both are creamy and delish!

 

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Cucumber Serrano Mocktail

AUTHOR: KALA  BOULARD

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Description

Savor the zest with our Cucumber Serrano Mocktail – a refreshing blend of muddled cucumber, candied Serranos, lime juice, and a touch of our special syrup. Perfect for any occasion, this alcohol-free delight ensures everyone enjoys a flavorful sip. Elevate your mocktail game with this easy and inclusive recipe!

Cucumber Serrano Mocktail:

Ingredients:

  • 3 oz club soda
  • 4-5 slices of muddled cucumber
  • 4-5 Candied Serranos (prepared from the recipe below)
  • 1 oz fresh lime juice
  • 1 oz Cucumber Serrano simple syrup (prepared from the recipe below)
  • Top with fresh mint

Candied Serranos:

Ingredients:

  • 3 oz club soda
  • 3 oz club soda
  • 4-5 slices of muddled cucumber
  • 4-5 Candied Serranos (prepared from the recipe below)
  • 1 oz fresh lime juice
  • 1 oz Cucumber Serrano simple syrup (prepared from the recipe below)
  • Top with fresh mint

Instructions

    Prep the Serranos:

  1. Wash and dry the Serrano peppers.
  2. Thinly slice the peppers, removing the seeds if you prefer a milder heat.
  3. Make the Sugar Syrup:

  4. In a small pot, combine 1 cup of water and 1 cup of white sugar.
  5. Add ⅛ teaspoon of LorAnn Oils Cucumber Serrano Super Strength for enhanced flavor.
  6. Bring the mixture to a boil, stirring until the sugar dissolves completely.
  7. Candy the Serranos:

  8. Once the sugar syrup is ready, reduce the heat to a simmer.
  9. Carefully add the sliced Serranos to the syrup.
  10. Let them simmer for 4-6 minutes or until the peppers become slightly translucent.
  11. Stir occasionally to ensure all slices are evenly coated with the syrup.
  12. Dry the Candied Serranos:

  13. Using a fork or tongs, remove the candied Serranos from the syrup and place them on a wire rack.
  14. Allow them to cool and air dry. The syrup will harden, creating a delicious candied coating.
  15. You can also leave them in the syrup and store them together.
  16. Make the Mocktail:

  17. In a glass, muddle slices of cucumber and Candied Serranos.
  18. Add fresh lime juice, Cucumber Serrano simple syrup, and 1oz club soda.
  19. Shake the ingredients with ice until well combined.
  20. Serve:

  21. Strain the mixture into a rock glass filled with crushed ice.
  22. Top with extra club soda.
  23. Garnish with a rolled cucumber slice and fresh mint.
  24. Enjoy:

  25. Sip and savor the unique blend of flavors in this Virgin Cucumber Serrano Gimlet.
  26. Cheers to a refreshing mocktail experience!
  27. Pro Tip:

  28. Adjust the sweetness and spiciness according to your taste preferences.

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