Toast the new year or any festive occasion with Fresh-Pear Bellinis.

Recipe by MyRecipes December 2013

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Credit: Theresa Raffetto; Styling: Gerri Williams for James Reps

Recipe Summary

prep:
25 mins
cook:
5 mins
chill:
1 hr
total:
1 hr 30 mins
Yield:
Yields: 20 Bellinis
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

  • 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.

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

Nutrition Facts

171 calories; fat 0g; saturated fat 0g; protein 1g; carbohydrates 17g; fiber 1g; cholesterol 0mg; sodium 1mg.
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