The Pimm's Granita: A Drink of Drinks
Recipe type: Cocktails & Drinks
Cuisine: Cocktail Goodness
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Serves: 1 drink
A delicious summer refreshment
  • 1 4 inch piece of cucumber (peeled)
  • 12 strawberries (stem/tops cut off)
  • 2 lemons (juiced)
  • ¾ cup Pimm's no 1
  • ½ to ¾ cup of Ginger Beer
  • sugar to taste (depending on ripeness of strawberries)
  1. Puree the strawberries in a blender; pour into a bowl and set aside
  2. Puree/mash the cucumber; pour into a bowl and set aside
  3. Juice the lemons; pour into a bowl and set aside
  4. Place the cucumber puree, strawberry puree, and lemon juice into the freezer for approximately 3-4 hours.
  5. Check on the juices/purees every hour, and turn the freezing liquid with a spoon. If the have already frozen, simply remove them and let them thaw slightly.
  6. Chop up/mash up the frozen ingredients into snow cone consistency
  7. Place the iced ingredients into a tall glass
  8. Add the ginger beer and the Pimm's
  9. Taste, and if needed, add the sugar.
  10. Stir the drink a few times
  11. Garnish with cucumber, rosemary, and/or mint!