Pimm's Cup Cocktail Recipe

A bottle of Pimm's No. 1, lemon-lime soda, and tons of garnish are all you need for this party-friendly classic.


Ideal for spring and summer parties, the Pimm's Cup instantly evokes England. The standard version is made by mixing Pimm's with "white lemonade" (a.k.a. Sprite or 7-Up) along with chopped fruit and ice. Fruit choices can vary, but for me, the three absolute essentials are the cucumber, strawberry, and orange.

Note: Feel free to change fruit and vegetable garnishes as desired. If you like your drink a little stronger, add an extra splash of gin.

Recipe Facts

Active: 10 mins
Total: 10 mins
Serves: 4 servings

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  • 1/2 small cucumber, sliced thin

  • 8 strawberries, sliced thin

  • 1/2 orange, sliced thin

  • 1/2 lemon, sliced thin

  • 1/2 green apple, sliced thin

  • 1 quart ice

  • 1 cup (8 ounces) Pimm's No. 1 Cup

  • 3 cups (24 ounces) Sprite, 7-Up, or other clear citrus soda

  • Mint sprigs to garnish


  1. Layer fruit slices and ice in a pitcher. Add Pimm's and soda. Stir gently with a wooden spoon to combine. Pour into glasses, making sure to get fruit and ice in each glass. Garnish with mint, and serve.

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Nutrition Facts (per serving)
317 Calories
1g Fat
84g Carbs
6g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4
Amount per serving
Calories 317
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g 2%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 39mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 84g 30%
Dietary Fiber 14g 49%
Total Sugars 56g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 297mg 1,484%
Calcium 214mg 16%
Iron 3mg 17%
Potassium 950mg 20%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)