LC Pimm's for Every One and Every Occasion Note
Never has there been a more worthy use for arithmetic than crunching the numbers in the ingredient list below to make more than a single serving of this lovely summer sipper. Because trust us, you’ll want to make a sufficient amount to fill a pitcher, not just a measly glassful. Figure 1/4 cup Pimm’s per person—correction, per serving. For those who have yet to experience Pimm’s, it’s a memorable, if inimitable, gin-based liqueur infused with citrus and spice. This recipe is simply the classic Pimm’s Cup made suitable for Wimbledon with—can you guess it?—fresh strawberries.
Pimm’s Cup for Wimbledon Recipe
Hands-On Time: 5 minutes | Total Time: 5 minutes | Serves 1
- 1 part Pimm’s
- 1 slice of orange
- 1 slice of lemon
- 2 slices cucumber
- 1 strawberry, sliced
- Sprig of fresh mint
- Ice cubes
- 3 parts lemon or lemon-lime soda
- 1. Pour the Pimm’s into a large pitcher or glass.
- 2. Toss in all of the fruit and the mint. Add the ice cubes and top it off with the soda.
- 3. Stir just a little and start sipping.
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Pimm’s Cup for Wimbledon Recipe © 2011 Clodagh McKenna. Photo © 2011 Alberto Peroli. All rights reserved.