A Pomegranate Pear Cocktail for the Holidays

A pomegranate pear cocktail is the perfect addition to your holiday celebrations

The holidays are quickly approaching and if you are anything like me you tend to over-prepare with lists, menus, and your favorite recipes compiled, right down to pre-dinner cocktails … which of course require pre-holiday sampling, especially whilst decorating.

Well, let me share a very festive cocktail with you that will make the perfect addition to your holiday bar cart. The best part is that part of it can be made a day or two ahead of time, the rest is put together in no time at all, bringing out your inner mixologist and impressing your guests.


A Pomegranate Pear Cocktail

Ingredients (per cocktail)

  • 2oz Vodka
  • 2oz pear puree – 2 pears and 2oz simple syrup
  • 2oz pomegranate juice
  • garnish: pomegranate arils, fresh pear slices, fresh mint
  • ice


  1. Make the pear puree first, which can be made a day or two in advance. Remove the skin from the pears, dice, and pop into a saucepan with the simple syrup, stirring occasionally until soft, and then mash. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  2. Place a little ice into a glass
  3. In a cocktail shaker add about a cup of ice, the vodka, pear puree, and pomegranate juice. Shake, shake, shake …
  4. Pour over ice in the glass and garnish with fresh pear slices, pomegranate arils, and fresh mint.


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Tonya Staab is a content creator and the creative mind behind Create-Celebrate-Explore, a lifestyle blog that inspires parents to craft, cook, travel, and celebrate every day.

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