Strawberry Cucumber Spa Water

Strawberry Cucumber Spa Water { @beardandbonnet www.thismessisours.com }

Every party needs festive drink choices. Nothing could be more colorful or simple than strawberry cucumber spa water. Last summer I posted a tutorial on Beard & Bonnet for making infused waters at home, and it is still one of our most popular posts. I’m guessing that lots of you prepare infused waters at home for yourself. However, it seems like they aren’t always first on the list when it comes to entertaining.

There is a bit of time involved, but it isn’t active time. When you are planning your next gathering, be sure to add this one to your ‘to-do’ list. It’s a beautiful, delicious, and festive alternative for guests that aren’t consuming cocktails.

Strawberry Cucumber Spa Water is perfect for big gatherings!

This recipe makes a gallon of strawberry cucumber spa water. This is the perfect amount for a gathering of 12- 15 people, as long you have other drinks to offer as well. If you are interested in making a batch of spa water for yourself, simply complete the steps: infuse the water, strain out the fruit, and store the flavored water in a gallon size container in the fridge for up to 2 days. Feel free to add fresh sliced berries and cucumbers to individual glasses each time you indulge!

If you’ve tried this Strawberry Cucumber Spa Water Recipe, I would be so grateful if you would rate it. Let me know what you think in the comments below. I just love hearing from you and your reviews and comments really help others that visit This Mess is Ours!

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Strawberry Cucumber Spa Water

The drinks on the menu are as important as the food and this Strawberry Cucumber Spa Water is party perfection! Easy to make and even easier to sip.

Don’t forget to rate the recipe, and let me know what you think about this Strawberry Cucumber Spa Water in the comments below. I just love hearing from you. Your reviews/comments really help other people that visit This Mess is Ours!

  • Author: This Mess Is Ours
  • Yield: 1 gallon 1x
  • Category: Drink

Ingredients

Scale
  • 1 pound fresh strawberries, stemmed and thinly sliced
  • 1 English cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 1 gallon filtered water

To serve

  • 1 pint strawberries, hulled and sliced
  • 1/2 of an English cucumber, thinly sliced
  • ice

Instructions

  1. In a large pitcher combine 1 pound sliced strawberries, the sliced English cucumber and filtered water. Cover with plastic wrap and allow to infuse in the refrigerator for 6-8 hours. Stir well and strain, discarding the solids.

To serve

  1. Add the pint of sliced strawberries and English cucumber slices to a very large pitcher or drink dispenser. Add enough ice to fill the container halfway then pour the infused water over the ice. Stir and serve.

Notes

For easy prep:

Infuse the water up to 2 days before your party. Strain out the solids and keep the prepared spa water in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Just before serving at the party add the ice and garnish.

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5 Comments

  1. Chrissy June 11, 2015 at 1:28 pm

    This is gorgeous and perfect for a party. LOVE!

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    1. Meg June 11, 2015 at 2:16 pm

      Thanks Chrissy!

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    1. Meg June 11, 2015 at 2:16 pm

      Thanks so much Jocelyn, wish I could pour you a tall glass!

      Reply

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