I am a massive Pimm's fan but until now I never thought it was a drink to be consumed past the summer months. How wrong I was! When Pimm's sent me across these delicious autumn cocktail recipes made using their new Blackberry and Elderflower drink I had to share them with you lovely people.
My favourite is the Pimm's Toffee Apple as it is the perfect winter warmer - I will definitely be mixing up some of these after watching the fireworks tonight.
If I've inspired you to get creative with Pimm's, leave a comment below and let me know what you made!
Classic Pimm’s Blackberry & Elderflower
50ml Pimm’s Blackberry & Elderflower
Top with Schweppes lemonade
Method: Mix one part Pimm’s Blackberry & Elderflower to two parts lemonade in a highball glass filled with ice. Top with the freshest blackberries you can get your mitts on (frozen works well too!), or a wedge of lime.
Pimm’s Blackberry & Elderflower Sparkler
35ml Pimm’s Blackberry & Elderflower
10ml fresh lemon juice
10ml elderflower cordial
Top with Champagne
Method: Add the Pimm’s Blackberry & Elderflower, squeeze of lemon and elderflower cordial into a cocktail shaker. Strain into a flute and top with Champagne. Garnish with a couple of fresh blackberries or a twist of lime peel. (2 units)
150ml cloudy apple juice
15ml fresh lemon juice
10ml toffee syrup or maple syrup
Method: Add all of the ingredients to a pan and heat through - be careful not to boil. Pour into a heat-proof glass or, for a vintage vibe, a teacup and saucer. Garnish with a slice of apple.
Stocked in Morrisons, Tesco, Waitrose and Asda (RRP £15.49 for 70cl), Pimm’s Blackberry & Elderflower is also available in nifty pre-mixed cans with lemonade – perfectly portable, these are ideal for taking out to fireworks displays with friends.