The Best Pear Martini with St. Germain Elderflower

The Best Pear Martini with St. Germain Elderflower

Enjoy this pear martini with St. Germain Elderflower liqueur for an elegant cocktail. This French martini is delicately sweet and floral tasting and has become a favorite recipe for any special occasion.

A single pear martini with pear garnish.

Have you ever had the pleasure of enjoying a delicious pear martini?

This cocktail is a delicate yet sweet and floral tasting martini that pairs together two great spirits, sweet pear vodka and St-Germain Elderflower liqueur.

In fact, this popular cocktail is found on bar menus as a French Pear Martini.

So when I see a French pear martini recipe offered on any menu I always order it.

At home, my twist on this pear martini with St. Germain is a new favorite.

I’m a big fan of St. Germain Elderflower liqueur. Have you ever tried it?

What is St Germain?

St Germain is a liqueur that’s made with elderflowers, the small white flowers of an elderberry plant.

While it is pricey, a bottle of this elderflower cordial lasts a long time and adds the perfect floral notes to so many cocktail recipes.

Is there a pear flavored vodka?

I happened to pick up a gift set of six 50 ml bottles of Grey Goose flavored vodkas when I was at the grocery store liquor department last Sunday afternoon.

I was thinking the flavors would all pair well with elderflower liqueur.

This particular gift set featured melon, cherry, pear, orange and citron flavored vodkas.

The small gift bottle of Grey Goose La Poire contains about 1.70 ounces pear vodka.

Other vodka brands that taste like fresh ripe pears and are easy to find in your local liquor stores include Absolut Pear, Smirnoff Pear and Breckenridge Pear vodkas.

I’m not one to purchase an entire bottle of one particular flavor so this gift set was the perfect way to experiment.

 Two pear martinis on a table top.

I like an afternoon cocktail every once in a while.

But, I don’t drink a lot of mixed drinks and we certainly don’t have a full bar in our home.

We keep our liquor cabinet simply stocked with the basics.

For this delicious cocktail, I picked up a bottle of pear puree or nectar in the juice aisle of the grocery store.

I prefer my cocktails a bit on the tart side so I also picked up a bottle of Nelly & Joe’s key lime juice for this recipe.

Fresh lime or fresh lemon juice would also work well in this easy pear martini recipe.

The aromatic medley of pear vodka with a splash of St. Germain liqueur is so lovely and the glass is garnished with a thin slice of pear.

My excellent pear martini recipe makes this the perfect cocktail for spring.

I also make this drink to celebrate the new year.

Will you give it a try? Be sure to check out the rest of my cocktails below featuring St. Germain Elderflower liqueur.

Overhead view of two martinis on a table top.

Try these classic cocktails using St. Germain

Fruity Elderflower Sangria

Clementine Prosecco Cocktail

Elderflower Mojito

Silver Elderflower Margarita

Elderflower Bellinis

Grapefruit Cranberry Elderflower Cocktail

Sparkling Elderflower Pomegranate Spritzers

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The Best Pear Martini with St. Germain Elderflower

Enjoy this pear martini with St. Germain elderflower liqueur for an elegant cocktail. This French martini is delicately sweet and floral tasting and has become a favorite recipe for any special occasion.
Prep Time5 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: pear martini with St. Germain, Peartini, Elderflower Martini
Servings: 2
Author: Ali Randall

Ingredients

  • 1 ounce pear vodka
  • 1 ounce elderflower liqueur
  • 3 oz pear juice
  • 1 tablespoon key lime juice or fresh lemon juice

Instructions

  • Fill a cocktail shaker with ice cubes. Pour in the vodka, elderflower liqueur, pear and key lime juices. Shake well and pour into martini glasses or any cocktail glasses. Garnish with a slice of fresh pear slice.
Elderflower Peartini aka French Pear Martini | www.homeandplate.com | This cocktail is a delicate yet sweet and floral tasting martini that pairs together two great spirits, pear flavored vodka and St. Germain Elderflower liqueur. 

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