pear & vanilla cocktail (s)

pear and vanilla cocktail photo
Perhaps it’s the rain or all this talk of fall fruits but we’re thirsty for something that tastes of autumn without the need for a warm mug. Keeping the chilly days ahead on ice for now, consider this recipe a gateway drink to holiday cocktail mulling. Starting with a base of pear nectar and vanilla, we created two easy cocktails and had an idea for a mimosa suitable for brunch.

pear & vanilla cocktail (s)
recipe type: cocktail
prep time:
total time:
serves: 1
  • pear • vanilla • ginger
  • ½ cup pear nectar (we used Hero)
  • 1.5 oz vodka
  • ¼ tsp homemade vanilla extract
  • ⅛ tsp grated ginger
  • ice
  • garnish with pear slice
  • --- or
  • pear • vanilla
  • ½ cup pear nectar (we used Hero)
  • 1.5 oz caramel or honey flavored whiskey
  • ¼ tsp homemade vanilla extract
  • ice
  • garnish with ½ vanilla bean
  1. pour all of the ingredients into a shaker
  2. add ice
  3. /// \\\ /// \\\
  4. strain into chilled glass
  5. rim with sugar & apple pie spice if you like
serving size: 1
a mimosa can be made by omitting the vodka or whiskey and using champagne instead ~ garnish with sugared pear or candied ginger

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