Gingered Pear and Brandy Cocktail

Gingered Pear and Brandy Cocktail Recipe
Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Cindy Barr, Jan Gautro, Leigh Ann Ross
This is a timely concoction for a party: Simply prepare the gingered sugar syrup (step 1), and refrigerate it until you're ready to shake and serve the cocktails.

Yield:

10 servings

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 111
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 0.0 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 0.1 g
Carbohydrate 15.4 g
Fiber 0.5 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.4 mg
Sodium 3 mg
Calcium 5 mg

Ingredients

1/4 cup water
3 tablespoons sugar
1/4 cup chopped peeled fresh ginger
3 cups pear juice
1 cup cognac
10 lemon rind twists

Preparation

1. Combine 1/4 cup water and sugar in a small saucepan over medium-high heat; cook until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat. Add ginger. Cover and let stand 15 minutes. Strain sugar mixture through a fine sieve. Discard solids. Chill sugar mixture 30 minutes or until ready to use.

2. Fill a large martini shaker half full with ice. Add sugar mixture, juice, and cognac; shake until chilled. Strain 1/2 cup mixture into each of 10 martini glasses. Garnish each serving with 1 lemon twist.

Laura Zapalowski,

Cooking Light

November 2008
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