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Pimm’s Cup

  • Yield: 8 drinks 1x

Description

Channel the warm weather with this bright, colorful gin-infused cocktail.


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Ingredients

  • 2 oranges, cut into half-moons
  • 2 lemons, cut into half-moons
  • 1 Persian cucumber (or one 3-in.-long piece English cucumber), washed and sliced
  • 2 cups Pimm’s No. 1
  • 4 cups Sprite or other lemon-lime soda
  • 6 to 8 large sprigs mint, crushed gently, plus a few loose leaves

Instructions

  1. Fill 2 pitchers 1/4 full with ice. To each, add a layer of orange slices, a few lemon slices, and a layer of cucumber slices. Repeat the layering. Pour in the Pimm’s and Sprite, dividing between pitchers, and mix with a long-handled spoon. Poke mint sprigs and leaves down into drink. Divide drink among 8 tall glasses, with a few slices of fruit and cucumber in each glass, along with some mint leaves.


Notes

Recipe from Sunset August 2007

Big Flavors Rating: 5 Stars


Nutrition

  • Calories: 226
  • Fat: 0.2g
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