Recipe: Sparkling Pear Cocktail

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Sparkling Pear Cocktail

This beautifully aromatic sipper is surprisingly stout.

Yield: Serves 4 (serving size: 1/2 cup)
Hands-on: 3 Minutes
Total: 3 Minutes


1 1/3 cups brut sparkling wine, chilled
2/3 cup pear liqueur (such as Poire William), chilled
Seckel pear slices (optional)


1. Combine wine and liqueur. Garnish with pear slices, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving

Calories: 142
Fat: 0.0g
Protein: 0.0g
Carbohydrate: 1.3g
Fiber: 0.0g
Cholesterol: 0.0mg
Iron: 0.0mg
Sodium: 0.0mg
Calcium: 0.0mg

Index: More recipes from "Sunday Morning" 2012 Food Issue special section: Food and Wine
Blog: "What's Cooking"


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