Pear Sidecar

This sweet (but not too sweet) drink should be made one at a time in a cocktail shaker. Energetic shaking and a proper drink-to-ice ratio is key! Enjoy responsibly this long weekend.

 

Total Time: 10 minutes

Serves: Makes one cocktailpear-crostini-su-1654746-x

 

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup pear brandy
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened pear juice
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon simple syrup (see instructions below)
  • 1 or 2 slices fresh pear, about 1/2 inch thick
  • Ice to shake and serve

 

Instructions

  1. To make simple syrup, cook 1/2 cup each sugar and water in a small pan over medium heat until sugar dissolves and mixture turns clear. Cool before using.
  2. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Pour brandy, pear juice, lemon juice, and simple syrup over ice.
  3. Cover and shake vigorously for 1 minute.
  4. Strain and pour into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with sliced pear. Serve immediately.
  5. Cheers!

 

Adapted from My Recipes

 

 

 

 

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