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Our guest blogger Crystal from Margaritas On The Rocks is sharing a fabulous drink
recipe with us just in time for pear season!

Celebrate The Golden Globes with This Fabulous Cocktail! My Sparkling Gold Pear Cocktail! Made with a homemade pear simple syrup, vodka, and champagne.

What’s better than a fantastic cocktail with cheese, fruit, spreads, olive, and crackers? Now onto this fabulous drink. To start, we have first to make our simple pear syrup; start by dicing an entire pear and throw it in a pot with 1 cup of sugar and 1 cup of water. Give the mixture a good stir and let it come to a boil. Make sure the sugar completely dissolves before removing the syrup from heat. Allow the pears to steep in the simply syrup while it cools completely.

Celebrate The Golden Globes with This Fabulous Cocktail! My Sparkling Gold Pear Cocktail! Made with a homemade pear simple syrup, vodka, and champagne.

Next rim the glass with gold sugar….I got lucky and found some gold sanding sugar on Amazon. I’m sure you could find it at party city or your local store. To rim my glass, I dipped the tip of the champagne flute into the simple syrup and then the gold sanding sugar.

Celebrate The Golden Globes with This Fabulous Cocktail! My Sparkling Gold Pear Cocktail! Made with a homemade pear simple syrup, vodka, and champagne.

Add the ice, vodka, and Pear simple syrutona shaker and shake away! Pour over diced pears and top with champagne. Yes it’s that easy 🙂

This drink is super easy and has just the right amount of glam! Make sure to sip responsibly because it’s a little on the strong side. What do you do to get in the mood during award shows? Do you play games, make delicious cocktails, charcuterie boards or all of the above lol. Let me know in the comments below!

Yield: 2 Drinks

Golden Globes: Sparkling Gold Pear Cocktail

Ingredients

2 ounces Pear Simple Syrup
    • 2 ounces Vodka
    • Brut Champagne
    • Gold Sanding Sugar for Rimming
    • Ice for Shaker
Simple Syrup
  • 1 Pear Diced
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 cup Water

Instructions

  1. Dice pear and add to a saucepan with sugar and water; mix well and allow mixture to come to a boil.
  2. Once the sugar dissolves remove from heat and allow to cool while the diced pears steep in the syrup.
  3. Dip the rims of your champagne flute into the simple syrup and in the gold sanding sugar; add pears from the simple syrup to the bottom of the champagne flute.
  4. Add ice, vodka, and simple syrup to a shaker and shake it until the shaker becomes cold to touch.
  5. Distribute the mixture evenly between both glasses and top with champagne.
  6. Cheers, and Enjoy!

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