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Spiced Vanilla Pear Cocktail

Spiced Vanilla Pear Cocktail

This cocktail has all the fall flavors and gets you nice, warm and cozy for the cooler season! While making the spiced vanilla pear simple syrup, the whole kitchen will smell of beautiful fall aromas like vanilla, cloves, star anise, ginger and orange. The simple syrup combined with pear nectar, vodka and club soda makes this cocktail perfect for sipping outside by your fire pit on a nice crisp fall evening!
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Course Drinks
Servings 4 cocktails


  • 1 ½ cups pear nectar
  • ¾ cup vodka
  • 4 tbsp spiced vanilla peark simple syrup*
  • ice
  • star anise, candied pear slices garnish


Making the Spiced Vanilla Simple Syrup:

  • Combine water, sugar, diced pears, vanilla bean (include extracted seeds and pod), sliced ginger, cloves, orange peel and star anise in a small pan. Heat to a low boil, and stir until sugar has dissolved, turn off heat, cool and let rest for at least 20 minutes. Strain and discard solids.

Assembling the cocktail

  • Fill cocktail shaker with ice, pear nectar, vodka and vanilla spiced simple syrup.
  • Shake vigorously, strain into ice filled glasses.Garnish with star anise, and candied pear slices (click here for a how-to on how to make candied pear slices)
Keyword Cocktails, Fall Cocktails, Pear Cocktails, Vodka Cocktails
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