Geoffrey Zakarian makes a Peppery Pear Cocktail, as seen on Food Network's The Kitchen
Recipe courtesy of Geoffrey Zakarian

Peppery Pear Cocktail

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 25 min (includes cooling time)
  • Active: 10 min
  • Yield: 1 drink


Honey Simple Syrup:


  1. Put the Honey Simple Syrup, lemon juice and peppercorns in a cocktail tin and muddle. Add the pear brandy, pear puree and large ice, shake vigorously and double-strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with ground pink peppercorns and serve.

Honey Simple Syrup:

Yield: 1 1/2 cups
  1. Combine the honey and 1 cup water in a small saucepan and bring to a boil. Cook, stirring, until the honey dissolves. Remove from the heat and let cool completely. Keep covered in the refrigerator up to 1 month.