Pear Punch Sparkler

Pear Punch Sparkler Recipe
Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Randy Mon
If you prefer your punch less sweet, use a semi-dry Riesling--and season with lemon juice to taste.


Serves 10
Total time: 1 Hour, 10 Minutes

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Recipe Time

Total: 1 Hour, 10 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 432
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Protein 0.6 g
Fat 0.1 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Carbohydrate 40 g
Fiber 2.5 g
Sodium 10 mg
Cholesterol 0.0 mg


2 bottles (750 ml. each) sweet Riesling, such as Pacific Rim
2 cans (11.5 oz each) pear nectar
1/2 cup triple sec
1 1/2 cups pear vodka
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 each slightly underripe red and green pears, thinly sliced
1 bottle (750 ml.) California brut sparkling wine


Mix all ingredients except sparkling wine in a pitcher. Chill until ready to serve, at least 1 hour and up to 1 day ahead. To serve, pour into a large punch bowl; add sparkling wine and ice cubes.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

December 2011
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