Photo: Johnny Miller; Styling: Sarah Smart Photo by: Photo: Johnny Miller; Styling: Sarah Smart

Cucumber Pimm's Cup

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.

Cooking Light JUNE 2013

  • Yield: Serves 6 (serving size: 2/3 cup)
  • Hands-on: 7 Minutes
  • Total: 8 Hours, 7 Minutes


  • 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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 152
  • Fat: 0.2g
  • Saturated fat: 0.0g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 0.6g
  • Carbohydrate: 15.6g
  • Fiber: 0.7g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.3mg
  • Sodium: 10mg
  • Calcium: 15mg

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Cucumber Pimm's Cup Recipe