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At the cozy Café Brújula, writers sit with their laptops and artists gather over drinks, such as this zingy blender-whirred frappé—a cold and frothy cucumber concoction. More Nonalcoholic Drinks

October 2009

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Credit: © Maura McEvoy

Recipe Summary

total:
15 mins
Yield:
Makes 1 drink
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a microwave-safe cup, combine the sugar with the 2 tablespoons of water and microwave at high power for 15 seconds, until the sugar is dissolved; let cool for 5 minutes.

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  • In a blender, combine the sugar syrup with the lime juice, chopped cucumber, ice cubes and the remaining 1/2 cup of water; puree until frothy. Pour the frappé into a tall glass, garnish with the lime wedge and serve immediately.

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