Pimm's Cup

by Cindi SutterFounder of The Spirited Table® recipes from marthastewart.com


1/2 pint (6 ounces) strawberries, hulled and cut into quarters
1 lemon, sliced into 1/8-inch rounds
1 lime, sliced into 1/8-inch rounds
1 orange (blood orange if possible), sliced into 1-inch wedges
3 cups Pimm's No.1 Cup
48 oz lemon-lime soda, or ginger ale
2 cucumbers, cut into 1/4-inch lengths


  1. In large pitcher, place strawberries, lemons, limes, and oranges. Add Pimm's, and mash down lightly with a large spoon. May be made 3 to 4 hours ahead up to this point. 
  2. Fill each glass halfway with ice. Add about 1/3 cup Pimm's mixture. Fill glass with soda; stir. Place cucumber spear in each glass; serve.