Anise and Pear Bubbly

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 10 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Inactive: 5 min
  • Yield: 16 champagne flute-size drinks
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2 cups pear nectar

1 cup pear liqueur (recommended: Poire William)

2 star anise

4 bottles Prosecco

16 cranberries


  1. In a small saucepan over moderate heat, add the nectar, pear liqueur and star anise. Bring up to a boil and turn heat off. Allow to steep for 5 minutes, then discard the star anise. Cool to room temperature and chill until ready to use.
  2. To serve, drop 1 cranberry to the bottom of each champagne coupe or flute. Add 2 tablespoons of the spiced pear mixture for coupe glasses and 3 tablespoons for the flute glasses. Top with Prosecco and enjoy!