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Rosemary Pear Sparkler

A Rosemary Pear Sparkler is a savory sweet mix of fresh herbs and sweet pears topped with sparkling wine or champagne.

The holidays are officially over but I’m still celebrating hence the Rosemary Pear Sparkler. It’s a slightly savory and sweet champagne cocktail that’s perfect for celebrating or just because it’s Wednesday.

A Rosemary Pear Sparkler is a savory sweet mix of fresh herbs and sweet pears topped with sparkling wine or champagne.

The holidays always sneak up on me. By the time I got into the rhythm of the season, and developed some great recipes, it was over. I just ran out of time to post them all. I’ve got a Coco-Matcha Truffle recipe coming up soon too.

A Rosemary Pear Sparkler is a savory sweet mix of fresh herbs and sweet pears topped with sparkling wine or champagne.

The pear and syrup should be enough for an entire bottle of champagne or prosecco. The syrup will definitely get you through a bottle but you may want an extra pear if they are small.

A Rosemary Pear Sparkler is a savory sweet mix of fresh herbs and sweet pears topped with sparkling wine or champagne.A Rosemary Pear Sparkler is a savory sweet mix of fresh herbs and sweet pears topped with sparkling wine or champagne.

Rosemary Pear Champagne Cocktail
 
A Rosemary Pear Sparkler is a savory sweet mix of fresh herbs and sweet pears topped with sparkling wine or champagne.
Author:
Recipe type: Drinks
Cuisine: Cocktail
Serves: 4-6
Ingredients
  • For the rosemary simple syrup
  • ½ cup Water
  • ½ cup Honey
  • 1 sprig Rosemary, plus additional as a garnish (see below)
  • For the drink
  • 2 Pears, peeled and pureed
  • Champagne or Prosecco
Instructions
  1. To make the Rosemary Simple Syrup, bring water and honey to a boil in a saucepan. Cook, stirring, until the honey dissolves.
  2. Remove from heat and then add the rosemary sprig.
  3. Let steep for 2 hours.
  4. Remove rosemary sprig and cool in the refrigerator until ready to use.
  5. To make the drink, add 1 ounce of the syrup and 1 ounce of pear puree to a champagne glass.
  6. Top the glass off with champagne or prosecco and then add a sprig of rosemary as a garnish.
  7. Serve immediately. Cheers!

A Rosemary Pear Sparkler is a savory sweet mix of fresh herbs and sweet pears topped with sparkling wine or champagne.
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A Rosemary Pear Sparkler is a savory sweet mix of fresh herbs and sweet pears topped with sparkling wine or champagne.

Spicy Persimmon Sparkler

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Drizly. All text and opinions are my own.

Spiced Persimmon Sparkler is a cinnamony champagne cocktail with a fruity persimmon puree.

Have you ever run out of booze when you’re hosting a party? It’s a real bummer when the host has to leave to make a beer (or wine or alcohol) run. Luckily there is a company called, Drizly that will bring the drinks to you. All you have to do is pick out what you want online, and they deliver it to your door, often times within an hour or less. Why hasn’t anyone thought of this before???

Spiced Persimmon Sparkler is a cinnamony champagne cocktail with a fruity persimmon puree.

Drizly reached out to me and asked if I would like to collaborate on a cocktail for the holidays. I said, ‘no problem.’ Cocktails are my jam. This one is great for a small get-together. It makes just enough persimmon puree for 6 servings which is about one bottle of champagne.

Spiced Persimmon Sparkler is a cinnamony champagne cocktail with a fruity persimmon puree.

I love persimmons and eat them every time they are in-season. Surprisingly, I didn’t have any recipes on the site. Persimmons usually don’t last long enough for me to make anything out of them as we eat them like apples. In fact, as the persimmons spilled out of my shopping bag from the grocery store, my husband instantly reached for a few. I had to stop him otherwise he would have eaten them on the spot.

Spiced Persimmon Sparkler is a cinnamony champagne cocktail with a fruity persimmon puree.

Spicy Persimmon Sparkler
 
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Fall and winter flavors of nutmeg and cinnamon are mixed in with ripe persimmons to create a delightful and spicy champagne cocktail.
Author:
Recipe type: Cocktail
Cuisine: American
Serves: 4-6
Ingredients
  • 2 Fuyu Persimmons, chopped
  • 1 ounce Honey
  • 1½ ounces (1 jigger) Spiced Rum
  • 1 ounce Water
  • ⅛ teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • pinch of Ground Nutmeg
  • Bottle of Champagne
Instructions
  1. Blend the persimmon, spiced rum, water, cinnamon and nutmeg using an immersion blender or a small blender.
  2. Pour a 1-2 tablespoons of the persimmon mixture into champagne glasses.
  3. Top each glass with champagne.
  4. Serve with a slice of persimmon.

Spiced Persimmon Sparkler is a cinnamony champagne cocktail with a fruity persimmon puree.
If you like this recipe, be sure to share it on Pinterest or leave a comment below!

 

 

Spiced Persimmon Sparkler is a cinnamony champagne cocktail with a fruity persimmon puree.