Prepare time: 15 min
Ready in: 20 min

Agua Frescas are refreshing fruit drink especially during hot summer, you can get them in most African countries and u can make them yourselves. This drink is cool, sweeet and is great alongside spicy food.
Agua Frescas is made with Cucumber, Gin, Fresh limes and Mint. It’s the Cucumber juice base that seems to have the effect of lowering one’s body temperature, it also help those who have been struggling with losing some weight. This drink not only helps in reducing the swelling of your stomach but also burn fat in the areas of the stomach.

Ingredients

  • Lime
  • Gin
  • Mint leaves
  • Water
  • Cucumber
  • Sugar (optional)

Directions

  1. Slice your Cucumber and put in a blender, adding other ingredients like mint leaves, gin and water (add enough water) blend until smooth.
  2. Place a fine mesh sieve over a bowl and pour the puree through it, use spoon or rubber spatula to press against the sieve so as to extract as much liquid out as possible.
  3. Put the ice cubes in a glass cup or large pitcher and add the juice.

Serve with springs of mint and slice of lime.

Cucumber Extract Mint Drink (Agua frescas)

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Beatrice Ige
My name is Beatrice Ige, A food blogger/Writer/Chef, Also graduated with a diploma in Computer Engineering from Aptech Institute, I have been a passionate food lover since my childhood days, it's a pleasure taking you on a journey with my recipes and articles.

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