Orange Pear-tini

A low-sugar fresh pear puree is the base for this refreshing drink.

martini glass with liquid and yellow pear inside with yellow background
Photo: Jacob Fox
Start To Finish Time:
10 mins
1 drink


  • ¼ cup Pear Puree

  • 3 tablespoon (1 1/2 oz.) vodka

  • 1 tablespoon (1/2 oz.) Cointreau or orange liqueur

  • Ice cubes

  • 3 tablespoon (1 1/2 oz.) club soda

  • Cinnamon stick (optional)

  • Orange twist and/or pear slice (optional)

Pear Puree

  • 2 medium pears, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes (about 2 cups)

  • 1 ¼ cup water

  • ¼ cup sugar*

  • ¼ cup orange juice


  1. In a cocktail shaker combine Pear Puree, vodka, and Cointreau. Add ice cubes; cover and shake until very cold. Strain liquid into a martini glass. Top with club soda. If desired, serve with a cinnamon stick and an orange twist and/or pear slice.

Pear Puree

  1. Bring pears, water, sugar, and orange juice to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 20 minutes, until pears are soft.

  2. Allow to slightly cool. Transfer mixture to a blender or food processor and puree for 30 seconds or until completely smooth and no lumps remain. Strain mixture through a fine mesh sieve. Makes 2 1/3 cups.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

190 Calories
18g Carbs
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 1
Calories 190
% Daily Value *
Sodium 11mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 18g 7%
Total Sugars 11g
Vitamin C 5.7mg 28%
Calcium 8mg 1%
Iron 0.1mg 1%
Potassium 66mg 1%
Folate, total 5.2mcg
Vitamin B-6 0mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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