Luscious Libations: Elaine’s Pear Martini Recipe

By Elaine Magliaro

This is a good autumn/winter cocktail.



  • 2 parts vodka (pear vodka, if you have it)
  • 2 parts pear puree*
  • 1 part pear liqueur (I use Mathilde Poire Liqueur)
  • 1 part freshly squeezed lemon juice, strained
  • 1 part simple syrup (You can use a smaller amount of syrup if you prefer your cocktail less sweet.)

* It’s best to use pears that are well-ripened and juicy.


  • Run a wedge of lemon around the rim of a martini glass.
  • Dip rim in sugar.
  • Fill cocktail shaker with ice.
  • Pour martini mix into shaker and shake vigorously.
  • Strain pear martini into martini glass and garnish with a pear slice.


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4 Responses to Luscious Libations: Elaine’s Pear Martini Recipe

  1. blouise17 says:

    Pears are my least favorite fruit however, I just might develop a liking for them. 🙂

    Now, your Champagne Mango cocktail is an award winner.

  2. Elaine M. says:


    I’m perfecting my recipe for a sidecar cocktail at the moment.

  3. blouise17 says:

    I want to come live with you.

  4. Elaine M. says:


    You are welcome to come visit at any time. I enjoy entertaining here. I spend so much of my time at home caring for my granddaughter that I don’t get out as much as I used to. Both my husband and I enjoy cooking…and company. I know Mike would LOVE you!

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