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
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.