Pear Cardamom Flip Cocktail

Total Time:   5 mins
Serves:   1

 

Ingredients

  • 1 ripe Pear, divided
  • 8 medium sized mint leaves
  • 1 teaspoon blueberry liqueur
  • 1 teaspoon Eau De Vie de Poire Williams by Paracombe Premium Perry
  • 2 dashes orange bitters
  • 22mls pear-cardamom syrup (see recipe below)
  • 44mls light rum
  • 22mls fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 7mls fresh ginger juice
  • 1 large egg white
  • Ice

           Pear-Cardamom Syrup

  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • ½ USA Pear, shaved w/ vegetable peeler
  • 1 teaspoon ground cardamom

 

Instructions – for the syrup

  1. Bring sugar and water to boil in small pot.
  2. Remove from heat and add pear and cardamom.
  3. Cover and let sit for 20 minutes.
  4. Strain and chill.

Instructions – for the Cocktail

  1. Dice ¼ of the pear into ¼ inch cubes and place in rocks glass with blueberry liqueur, mint and brandy.  Stir to combine.
  2. Cut another ¼ of pear into large chunks.  Put in shaker and add bitters and pear-cardamom syrup. Muddle until pear is completely broken down.  Add rum, lemon juice, ginger juice and egg white.  Fill with ice and shake for 30 seconds.
  3. Add ice cubes to rocks glass with pear cubes.
  4. Strain cocktail into glass and garnish by standing a paper-thin slice of pear in froth.

 

Cocktail adapted from usapears.org

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