Cucumber Pimm's Cup

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Cucumber Pimm's CupRecipe
Photo: Johnny Miller; Styling: Sarah Smart
A traditional Pimm's Cup may include slices of lemon and orange, mint, and sometimes rosemary or thyme, along with cucumber spears. We steeped the lemonade overnight with cucumber slices to bring out their flavor.
Serves 6 (serving size: 2/3 cup)


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2 cups prepared lemonade
1 large cucumber, cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices
1 cup Pimm's No. 1, chilled
1 cup ginger ale, chilled
6 cucumber spears (optional)
Mint leaves (optional)


Hands-on: 7 Minutes
Total: 8 Hours, 7 Minutes

1. Combine prepared lemonade and cucumber slices in a large pitcher. Refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight.

2. Add Pimm's and ginger ale to pitcher. Pour 1 cup mixture into each of 6 ice-filled glasses. Garnish with cucumber spears and mint leaves, if desired.

Created date

April 2013

Nutritional Information

Calories 152
Fat 0.2 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 0.6 g
Carbohydrate 15.6 g
Fiber 0.7 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.3 mg
Sodium 10 mg
Calcium 15 mg