Lemon Balm Pimm’s Cup

Lemon Balm Pimm’s Cup

  • Preparation 10 min
  • Servings 1

The ultimate drink to herald the summer and a twist on the British favourite, our Lemon Balm Pimm’s Cup is freshness incarnate: ­Frozen ­strawberries, cucumber, orange and lemon balm top this gin-like liqueur mixed with ginger ale. Plus, freezing fruit is one of the easiest ways to chill and add ­texture, colour and flavour to your drinks!

Featured in RICARDO Magazine (SUMMER 2016)

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Ingredients

    • 2 thin ribbons Lebanese cucumber
    • 4 frozen strawberries
    • 2 orange slices, halved 
    • 3 leaves lemon balm or mint
    • 2 oz (60 ml) Pimm’s No. 1, cold (see note)
    • ¾ cup (180 ml) ginger ale, cold
    • Ice cubes

Preparation

Note from Ricardo

Pimm’s No. 1 is an English liqueur made from gin and herbs.

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