Pear Cosmopolitan

The Elderflower Liqueur makes this drink extra special, but if you want to add a fun spiced up twist, leave out the Elderflower and add the spiced syrup.

Try out both options and see which is your favorite!

Pear Cosmopolitan

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Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 5


  • 8 oz. Pear vodka
  • 3 oz. Elderflower liqueur
  • 2 oz. Pear juice
  • 2 oz. Cranberry juice
  • 2 oz. Lime juice
  • 1/4 cup  granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup  water
  • 1 star anise
  • 3 cardamom pods
  • 1 cinnamon stick


  • Combine all the ingredients in a cocktail shaker.  Fill with ice, shake well and pour into a chilled cocktail glass.  Garnish with a wedge of lime or a thinly sliced piece of pear.
  • If making with the spiced syrup, omit the elderflower liquor and substitute 3-5 ounces of syrup, depending on how spiced you like it.
  • TO MAKE THE SPICED SYRUP: Add all ingredients - sugar, water, star anise, cardamom pods and cinnamon stick - to a small heavy bottomed pan. Bring to a simmer, stir until sugar dissolves and continue to simmer for additional 10-15 minutes. Let cool. Store in airtight container in your fridge.
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