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Two glasses with Pimm's cup cocktails garnished with cucumber, orange, lemon, and mint.

Pimm’s Cup

  • Author: Sunset Magazine
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 8 drinks 1x
  • Category: Drink
  • Method: No Cook
  • Cuisine: American

Description

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


Ingredients

Scale
  • 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.
  2. 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

Nutrition

  • Serving Size:
  • Calories: 203
  • Sugar: 15.1 g
  • Sodium: 13.1 mg
  • Fat: 0.1 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 19.3 g
  • Fiber: 1.2 g
  • Protein: 0.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg

Keywords: gin, orange cocktail, citrus cocktail

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