Pear Ginger Honey Mocktail

Pear Gnger Honey Mocktail


You want a Fall/Autumn beverage, that’s bursting with warm yet comforting flavors? Try this Pear Ginger Honey Mocktail. Made with fresh pear juice and sweetened with honey, this is one soothing drink that you can always choose to start your days with and if you want to add a buzz to it, add a shot of bourbon.

Did I share that, I have given up alcohol for two months?? So, yes! I’m already three weeks into it and I don’t have the cravings yet. So, when my husband is nursing his scotch over the weekend, I make myself fun and innovative mocktails and give him company. This Pear Ginger Honey Mocktail is one of them. OHHH!! This Pear Ginger Honey Mocktail has no sugar in it. 🙂

I have nothing against alcohol and In fact, I love my wine and an occasional well made cocktail. But I also feel that its good to practice some self-restraint and detox once in a while. I had lots of fun cocktails this summer though. Starting from Watermelon Vodka Cocktail to Mixed Berry Mint Julep to Pink Grapefruit Paloma and much more. There is nothing like chilling with a chilled cocktail that has fresh summer fruits or berries muddled into it.  But then when its time to detox, its time to detox, right?

I have a pear tree in our yard and this year we got some good amount of pears. They are the green crunchy types. This weekend, I picked a few and made a one bowl pear cake (sorry! didn’t get a chance to photograph it) which was my husband’s absolute favorite. The guy is not even into sweets and he literally devoured the whole cake in just two days.


Pear_Ginger_Honey_Mocktail5And I used up a few more pear to make this Pear Ginger Honey Mocktail.

For the Pear Ginger Honey Mocktail, I used a home-made ginger syrup to get that ginger taste infused into it. I did not add any sugar at all. The pears were sweet enough and the ginger syrup was sweetened with honey.

I puree the ginger in my Vitamix, mixed the pear puree with ginger syrup and topped with soda water. Pear_Ginger_Honey_Mocktail4


  • 4 medium-sized pears peeled and pureed
  • 4 TBSP ginger-honey syrup (see below on Notes on how to make ginger syrup)
  • Ice Cubes
  • Soda Water


  • In a cocktail shaker, mix the pureed pear, ginger syrup, and ice cubes vigorously for 2 minutes
  • Pour the mixture halfway in the glasses
  • Top with soda water and serve

How to Make Ginger Syrup

  • Combine 1 cup of chopped ginger, 1 cup boiling water, and 1 cup honey in a blender.
  • Purée ingredients until mixture is smooth, then strain through a fine strainer or cheesecloth.
  • Bottle and refrigerate until ready to use. Will keep in the refrigerator for around a week.

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Author: MyYellowApron

I’m scrappy, weird and goofy. I’m a snob when it comes to a LOT of things.., Mainly – coffee, wine and chocolates. I laugh loud and yell louder. I run fast, but walk slow. I love walking long walks with a hot mug of coffee held tight between my hands. I have lonely eyes and a kind heart. I forgive but rarely forget. I remember the silliest of things and forget important matters. I love to run, read, cook and entertain. I draw inspirations from anything and everything aesthetic. There are numerous people who have and still continue to enrich my life in many good ways. I will remain indebted to them – Always. My dad is my biggest fan when it comes to cooking. I could see his eyes light up every time I serve something. My mom’s agility and affectionate nature that reflects on her food is something I’m still trying to master. Travel fascinates me amongst other things. Leave me in Venice and I would get lost in its timeless beauty – The canals. The piazzas. The art. The espresso. Leave me in NYC and I would tirelessly walk the length and breadth of the city (after all, There is always something open 24 hours a day). Through this blog, I am hoping to bring in my passion and love for a few things – Cooking, Travel, Kids, Coffee, Clothes and in the interim learn more myself. Hope I am able to do justice to my PASSION.

8 thoughts

  1. This looks so delicious! I enjoy my cocktail on the weekends, but I applaud you for abstaining! I will be making your beautiful drink but I will put some alcohol in it! I will make your version for my hubby as he doesn’t drink a lot of cocktails but loves pears!

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