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Pear Royale

Kicking off my series of Thanksgiving recipes with a the perfect festive fall cocktail, Pear Royale. Easy to make with pear simple syrup and your favorite champagne! Follow along all month as I share recipes to make a delicious Thanksgiving feast!

From by the bay, wishing you bubbly food memories!


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Pear Royale


  • 1 glass of champagne
  • 1 tablespoon pear simple syrup ( recipe follows)
  • optional: thin pear slices


In a champagne flute  add the pear simple syrup, top with champagne.

Pear Simple Syrup

3 pears
2 cups water
2 cups sugar

optional: pear slices to garnish


Peel, core and cube pears. Place in a medium saucepan with water and sugar. Bring to a boil and simmer for 20 minutes.  Use a potato masher to mash pear.  Use a fine mesh sieve to strain mixture pressing the liquid through with a back of a spoon and cool. Keep in the refrigerator until ready to use. Keeps for a week.