Elegant Spiced Pear Martini

A simple, but elegant cocktail.

Yield

1 serving

Ingredients

2 ounce (1/4 cup) vanilla-flavored vodka
2 ounces (1/4 cup) pear nectar
1 maraschino cherry
sprinkle of cinnamon
sprinkle of nutmeg
1 slice of fresh pear, if desired

Directions

In shaker with ice, add vodka and pear nectar; shake 1 minute. Place 1 maraschino cherry in bottom of martini glass.

Strain mixture from shaker into glass. Sprinkle with cinnamon and nutmeg. Garnish side of glass with fresh pear slice.

Estimated Time

Preparation/Total Time: 10 minutes

Additional Information

This recipe can easily be doubled or tripled to make more than one serving.

Whipped cream-flavored vodka works well with this recipe as well.

If you don't have a martini shaker, you can certainly just use a pitcher with ice or just use 2 cups of different diameters placed open end to open end to make a mock shaker.

A little lemon juice squeezed over the pear slice will prevent it from browning if you cut it in advance.

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