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Sparkling Pear & Ginger Cocktail

December 20, 2019

This sparkling pear & ginger cocktail is such a whimsically elegant, refreshing Christmas party signature and a perfect replacement for a Christmas morning mimosa! It’s floral and fruity, delicately ginger-spiced and twinkling with festive bubbles.

With homemade ginger-pear syrup, St. Germain, Prosecco and a little fresh lemon juice, You can easily make this cocktail for a crowd and serve it in a punch bowl at your Christmas party!

A pear and ginger cocktail, garnished with sliced pears on a cocktail pin and a few baby's breath flowers.

A Few Tips!

1. For the homemade ginger-pear syrup:

Follow this simple recipe. All you need is a sauce pan, a potato masher, 1 pear, ½ cup of grated ginger, 2 tablespoons of sugar and some cheese cloth to strain the syrup. Or you can use my preferred tool, a nut bag. Nut bags are extra fine mesh bags used in making nut milks. It will ensure you get every drop of syrup from the mixture.

A small bottle of pear-ginger syrup on a table, along with a sliced pear, a small bowl of ginger and small pear slices.

2. To make the cocktail garnish

Simply slice some pear and thinly slice into sections. Put 3 slices together and pierce through the bottom third with a cocktail pin and evenly fan them out. Cut and wash a small sprig of baby’s breath and place it gently on top of the pear slices.

A step by step process showing how to make a pear garnish.

A closeup of the garnish on a pear & ginger cocktail. It is 3 pear slices on a cocktail pin with a few baby's breath flowers.

3 pear and ginger cocktails, garnished with sliced pears on a cocktail pin and a few baby's breath flowers.

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A pear and ginger cocktail, garnished with sliced pears on a cocktail pin and a few baby's breath flowers.
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A Sparkling Pear & Ginger Cocktail

This sparkling pear & ginger cocktail is such an elegantly refreshing Christmas party signature and a perfect replacement for a Christmas morning mimosa. It’s floral and fruity, delicately ginger spiced and twinkling with festive bubbles.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: International
Keyword: ginger cocktail
Servings: 1 cocktail
Calories: 162kcal

Equipment

  • Cocktail shaker & jigger
  • Cocktail pin

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Follow recipe for pear & ginger cocktail syrup. Allow to cool, and strain.
  • Add a hand full of ice to a cocktail shaker and pour ½ oz. pear & ginger syrup, ½ oz. St Germain, ½ oz. fresh lemon juice and 3 oz. Prosecco. Gently stir and pour into a frosted glass.

Notes

For the ginger-pear syrup:
Follow this simple recipe. All you need is a sauce pan, a potato masher, 1 pear, 1/2 cup of grated ginger and 2 tablespoons of sugar. You’ll also just require some cheese cloth to strain, or my preferred option: a nut bag. Nut bags are extra fine mesh bags used in making nut milks. It will ensure you get every drop of syrup from the mixture.
To make the cocktail garnish:
Simply slice some pear and thinly slice into sections. Put 3 slices together and pierce through the bottom third with a cocktail pin and evenly fan them out. Cut and wash a small spring of baby’s breath and place it gently on top of the pear slices.
A step by step process showing how to make a pear garnish.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cocktail | Calories: 162kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 13mg | Potassium: 60mg | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin C: 5mg | Iron: 1mg

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