Pimm’s Lychee Cocktail

This Pimm’s lychee cocktail takes the classic Pimm’s and makes it even more fruity. Lychee lemonade is a perfect addition to Pimm’s and makes it sweet and sparkly. It’s great on hot summer days in the sunshine.

Pimm's Lychee Cocktail decorated with strawberries and mint.

Why you’ll love this Pimm’s Lychee Cocktail recipe

  • Pimm’s is amazing on its own but mixed with lychee lemonade it’s a super sweet, refreshing lychee lemonade cocktail.
  • The lychee cocktail looks amazing, it’s one of a kind and will really impress your guests. Adding lychees to the Pimm’s fruit looks good and Pimm’s soaked lycheese are a lovely thing to enjoy once you’ve drunk the cocktail.
  • This cocktail is really quick to make. The longest part is cutting up the fruit.

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Pimm's Lychee Cocktail

Top Questions

What goes well with lychee?
Can you use lychee lemonade in a cocktail?
What does lychee taste like?
What is the flavor of Pimm’s?

Ingredients

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Pimm’s

Classic summertime drink. Pimm’s is fruity, refreshing and makes the perfect base for any summer or Wimbledon cocktail. I just love sitting in the sunshine si[[ing on a perfectly fresh Pimms.

There are currently no alcohol-free Pimm’s available but you can find a fruity 0% gin or add lots of fruit to your lemonade.

Lychee Lemonade

The perfect sweet alternative to classic lemonade, lychee lemonade is easy to find and even easier to drink. If you have any canned or fresh lychees you can decorate the top of your cocktail for an extra sweet and juicy garnish.

How to make Pimms Lychee Cocktail – step by step

This Pimm’s lychee cocktail couldn’t be easier to make, simply measure a couple of shots of Pimm’s, top with lychee lemonade and serve with fresh mint leaves and fruit!

You can even add a few fresh or canned lychees to the top of your lychee cocktail to really make it special.

Pimm's Lychee Cocktail on a pink tartan blanket

Top Tips

  • Instead of ice cubes that water down your Pimm’s lychee cocktail, try freezing some strawberries and use them instead! They keep your drink nice and cool and you still get to enjoy a Pimm’s soaked strawberry at the end of your drink.
  • Decorate your Lychee lemonade cocktail with fresh lychees for a really special Pimm’s Lychee cocktail.
  • Add some mint leaves and orange slices to your lychee cocktail to really turbo your Pimms lychee cocktail.

Substitutions and variations

Lemonade

If you’re not a fan of the sweet and fruit lychee lemonade, then try cloudy lemonade or even the classic lemonade. Pop in a couple of ice cubes and enjoy.

Lychee Liqueur

One way to turbo your Pimm’s lychee cocktail is to add Lychee liqueur. Add a shot to your Lychees lemonade cocktail and enjoy! It does make for a very sweet and tasty Pimm’s cocktail.

Rubicon Lychee Lemonade

Rubicon lychee can

For this recipe, I used Rubicon sparkling lychee lemonade. It’s lovely a fruity and refreshing drink that is perfect for summer hot days on its own. With Pimm’s, it’s even better and makes a great cocktail.

You can buy it from most major supermarkets and from amazon. You’ll see these little pink cans everywhere.

Making Pimm’s Lychee Cocktail ahead of time options

This lychee cocktail is best enjoyed fresh and served as soon as it’s made.

It can be made in under 5 minutes so I wouldn’t worry about making it ahead of time, simply pour, serve and enjoy!

Pimm's Lychee Cocktail with a large slice of orange and sprig of mint

Pimm’s Lychee Cocktail FAQS

What goes well with lychee?

Lyche is sweet and fruity, it goes well with Pimm’s in a Pimms lychee cocktail and it makes a wonderful lychee lemonade.

Can you use lychee lemonade in a cocktail?

You can use lychee lemonade in a cocktail, I used lychee lemonade in this Pimm’s lychee cocktail. It creates a lovely sweet and refreshing lychee lemonade cocktail.

What does lychee taste like?

Lychee tastes like a sweet, fruity berry with a hint of acidity. They are juicy, like a grape and full of flavour. They taste perfect in lemonade or in a Pimm’s lychee cocktail.

Pimm's Lychee Cocktail

What is the flavor of Pimm’s?

The flavor of Pimm’s is that of a fruity gin. It’s refreshing, full of fruity flavour and pairs perfectly with lemonade ( or even prosecco!). Pimm’s flavor goes well with ginger ale and lychee too.

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Recipe

Pimm’s Lychee Cocktail

Sisley White
This Pimm's lychee cocktail takes the classic Pimm's and makes it even more fruity. Lychee lemonade is a perfect addition to Pimm's and makes it sweet and sparkly. It's great on hot summer days in the sunshine.
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Cocktails, Drinks
Cuisine British, English
Servings 1 drink
Calories 231 kcal

Equipment

  • Glass Tumbler

Ingredients
  

  • ice cubes (optional)
  • 50 ml Pimm's
  • 150 ml lychee lemonade
  • 1 slice orange
  • 4 slices cucumber
  • 2 strawberries
  • 1 sprig fresh mint
  • 3 lychees

Instructions
 

  • Place the ice into the tumbler glass along with the strawberries, orange slice and cucumber slices.
  • Pour over the 50ml Pimm's.
  • Top up with the 150ml lychee lemonade.
  • Add a sprig of fresh mint as a garnish and serve straight away.
  • Optional – if you have fresh or canned lychees these are great to add to the cocktail too.

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Notes

  • If you don’t have ice you can freeze the strawberries whole and use them in the drink to cool it down.
  • This is an easy recipe to size up for a party.
  • Optional – if you have fresh or canned lychees these are great to add to the cocktail too.
  • You can also have all the fruit ready in glasses with the Pimm’s and top up the ginger ale as guests arrive for a party.

Nutrition

Calories: 231kcalCarbohydrates: 28gProtein: 1gFat: 0.3gSaturated Fat: 0.03gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.1gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.1gSodium: 11mgPotassium: 158mgFiber: 1gSugar: 25gVitamin A: 97IUVitamin C: 44mgCalcium: 17mgIron: 0.3mg

Please note that the nutrition information provided above is approximate and meant as a guideline only.

Keyword lemonade, lychee, lychee lemonade, Lychee martini, mint, orange, Pimm’s, Pimm’s cocktail, strawberries, Wimbledon
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