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7 Tasty Fruit Cocktails

7. Gingered Pear Cocktail

This is the ideal end of summer recipe. Pears are now out across the nation and ginger is the ideal pairing. First off, you’ll need to make the pear ginger puree. Garnish your beautiful concoction with candied ginger or a simple slice of pear. If the puree still seems thick, feel free to add a bit more water.

Gingered Pear Cocktail
3 oz. pear infused vodka
1/2 oz. pear ginger puree (recipe to follow)
1 thin slice pear

Method
1. Mix all liquid ingredients with ice in a cocktail shaker. Strain into a medium glass with ice and add ingredients. Garnish with a slice of pear.

For the puree:

2 pears, peeled and cored
1-inch of ginger
1/8 cup water
1 tsp raw sugar

Method
1. Add ingredients to blender, adding water to liquefy. Add sugar and blend until smooth.

Serves 1
Recipe adapted from Slashfood.

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1:24AM PST on Feb 11, 2014

These sound super-yummy! Thank you :)

6:34PM PDT on Jun 17, 2013

another good one

3:42PM PDT on Jun 13, 2013

I love cocktails ... sitting on a warm summer evening in a bar with a mojito is great.

8:07AM PDT on Jun 10, 2013

Thanks for sharing

10:36PM PDT on Jun 9, 2013

nice

3:04AM PDT on Jun 9, 2013

I have to try all of these. :D

12:21PM PDT on Jul 31, 2012

sounds great

10:56PM PST on Jan 30, 2012

these sounds delicious and i don't even like cocktails!

10:27PM PST on Jan 30, 2012

delicious ideas!

1:47PM PST on Jan 4, 2012

these sounds really good, I have usually gotten my cocktail recipes from voli vodka they have some great skinny cocktails

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