Calientito (Warm Pear Cider)

Makes: 4-6 servings

Baby, It’s Cold Outside! Warming up is easy to do with this tasty pear calientito. You can serve it in your favorite mug or try these chic and eco-friendly mugs. These festive handcrafted mugs made from Asian pears are sure to awe your guests.

Ingredients

3 ½ cups pear nectar

1-2 sticks of cinnamon

3 whole cloves

4 whole anise stars

¾ cup tequila gold

4 Asian pears (optional)

Directions

Combine pear nectar, cinnamon sticks, cloves, and anise stars in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 10-15 minutes.

Add tequila and stir to incorporate.

Cut off the pear top and with a sharp knife carefully outline a rim on your pear cup.

With a melon baller or a spoon, hollow out the pear making sure to leave about 1/4 inch at the bottom and around the edges, creating a cup.

Pour warm nectar into pear cups and enjoy!

Photography by Jeanine Thurston

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    Rick Tafoya — December 7, 2011 @ 2:39 pm

    CALIENTITOS

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    Malice — June 19, 2012 @ 4:04 pm

    How cute! The star anise is the perfect touch! It would be so fun to wassail to apple trees out of an actual apple. :)

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