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Pear Melba Martini

This signature drink mixes autumn pears and fresh raspberries with a splash of vodka.

  • Yield: Makes 2

Source: Martha Stewart Weddings, Fall 2006


  • 6 ounces fresh (or thawed frozen) raspberries
  • 1/4 cup chilled sugar
  • 2 teaspoons Chambord or other black-raspberry-flavored liqueur
  • 3/4 cup pear nectar
  • 3 ounces best-quality vodka


  1. Puree raspberries and sugar in a food processor; strain into a bowl. Refrigerate until ready to use (up to 2 days; makes enough for 60 drinks). Pour nectar, Chambord, and vodka into a cocktail shaker filled with ice; shake to combine. Strain into 2 martini glasses. Pour 1/2 teaspoon raspberry puree into each glass.

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