Cucumber Pimm's Cup

Cucumber Pimm's Cup Recipe
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)
Total time: 8 Hours, 7 Minutes

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Recipe Time

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

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


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)


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.

Deb Wise,

Cooking Light

June 2013
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