Pimm's Cup Recipe
The word Pimm’s is a brand name of gin-based fruit cup.
In 1823 it was introduced for the first time by James Pimm and was owned by Diageo since 1997.
One of the most popular products of them is Pimm’s No. 1 cup.
Pimm’s Cup has a dark brown colour with the reddish tint and it tastes subtly of spice and citrus fruit.
Normally, it is served as Pimm’s Cocktails. It is a drink with “English style” lemonade.
This drink contains various chopped garnishes like apple, cucumber, oranges, lemons, strawberries and mint.
One common substitute for lemonade is ginger.
This drink is most popular in England, particularly southern England.
Sources say that every year, over 80,000 pints of Pimm’s cocktails are sold worldwide.
- 1 cup Pimm's No. 1
- 1 Navel Orange Cut into thin slices
- 1 Lemon Cut round into thin slices
- ¾ cup Fresh Mint leaves and Tender stems
- 1 cup Cold Ginger Ale or Lemon Lime Soda
- 1 Cucumber Cut lengthwise into 6 wedges
- 2 cup Ice
- 1 Apple Quartered, Cored, and Cut into thin slices
- Take a jug or glass(as per the quantity you are making) and add some ice cubes to it.
- Add Pimmi’s, orange and lemon slices and the fresh mints mix them all together.
- Now, let the mixture chill for 10 minutes.
- To bring more flavour, stir ginger ale.
- Further, put 2-3 cucumber wedges, standing on end.
- Fill the glass halfway with chilled ice.
- Now push the mint down into the drink.
- For garnishing : add orange, lemon, apple and strawberries slices into the drink.
- And, here you go.
- Your drink is all set to serve.
Other Pimm’s Cup
There are other varieties of Pimmi’s that are also sold in the market.
After World War II, the ranges were extended using other spirit bases like Pimmi’s No 2 cup, Pimmi’s No 3 cup, Pimmi’s No 4 cup, Pimmi’s No 5 cup and Pimmi’s No 6 cup. But still the Pimmi’s No 1 is the most popular among all and the most demanded too.
Pimmi’s cup is a very popular cocktail and healthy too.
The variety of vegetables used in its garnishing makes it more healthy.
The drink also looks very attractive and tempting. And is considered as one of the best summer drinks in british countries.
The recipe of this drink is also very quick and easy.
Have you tried it yet?
If “Yes” then you must be aware of its taste. But if “No” then do try it.