Recipes and Cooking Orange Pear-tini A low-sugar fresh pear puree is the base for this refreshing drink. By Lauren Grant Lauren Grant Facebook Instagram Website Lauren Grant is a trained Culinary Food Scientist and Journalist, and a former food magazine editor. For over a decade, Lauren has been a trusted source for recipe development and food writing and has worked with America's Test Kitchen, Taste of Home, EatingWell, AllRecipes, and more. She founded and runs zestfulkitchen.com, a website devoted to healthy-ish cooking. Lauren holds Bachelor of Science degrees in culinary food science and journalism and mass communication from Iowa State University. She was named a Better Homes & Gardens Stylemaker in 2021. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Updated on December 20, 2021 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Jacob Fox Start To Finish Time: 10 mins Servings: 1 Yield: 1 drink Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 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 Directions 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 Bring pears, water, sugar, and orange juice to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 20 minutes, until pears are soft. 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. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 190 Calories 18g Carbs Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label 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.