Fresh-Pear Bellinis

Fresh-Pear BellinisRecipe
Photo: Theresa Raffetto; Styling: Gerri Williams for James Reps
Toast the new year or any festive occasion with Fresh-Pear Bellinis.


Yields: 20 Bellinis

Cost per Serving:


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Recipe Time

Prep: 25 Minutes
Cook: 5 Minutes
Chill: 1 Hours

Nutritional Information

Calories 171
Fat 0.0 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Protein 1 g
Carbohydrate 17 g
Fiber 1 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Sodium 1 mg


1 cup superfine sugar
4 ounces pear-flavored vodka
4 ripe pears
1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
4 bottles prosecco, chilled


1. Bring 1/2 cup sugar and 1/2 cup water to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, stirring until sugar dissolves, about 3 minutes. Transfer to a bowl; chill for 1 hour.

2. Place 2 oz. vodka in a shallow dish. Place remaining 1/2 cup sugar in a separate shallow dish. Dip glass rims in vodka; coat in sugar.

3. Pour juice into a bowl. Peel, core and cut pears into small pieces; toss in juice. Place fruit, juice, 2 oz. vodka and cooled syrup in blender. Blend until smooth.

4. Spoon 2 to 3 Tbsp. pear puree into 10 glasses; top with prosecco. Serve right away.