cucumber cape codder Cucumber Cape Codder Email Save Print PHOTO: JOHNNY MILLER View Gallery FIND MORE All-American recipes Barbecue recipes Coolers recipes English cucumbers recipes Juice recipes Comments(2) Cranberry and cucumber might sound like an odd couple, but the vegetable really mellows out the berry's tartness. Martha Stewart Living, July 2012 Prep Time 15 minutes Total Time 45 minutes Yield Makes 4 1/2 cups Serves 6 Add to Shopping List Ingredients 1 cup sugar 2 cups grated English cucumber (about 1 cucumber), plus cucumber wedges, for garnish 9 ounces vodka, chilled 12 ounces cranberry juice (no sugar added) 1/2 cup fresh lime juice (from about 4 limes) Ice, for serving Directions Bring sugar and 1 cup water to a boil in a small pot. Reduce heat, and simmer, stirring until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat, stir in grated cucumber, and let cool. Pour through a fine sieve into a bowl or large glass measuring cup, and discard solids (you should have 2 cups syrup). Cucumber syrup can be refrigerated up to 3 days. Combine cucumber syrup, vodka, and cranberry and lime juices in a 2-quart pitcher. Cocktail can be refrigerated up to 8 hours. Serve over ice, and garnish with cucumber wedges.