Junipear Freeze

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Recipe by cannedfood

This frozen drink is a great marriage of two flavors that naturally complement one another.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 23 cup canned pears, in heavy syrup (from a 15-ounce can)
  • 2 oranges, juice of two fresh
  • 3 ounces premium gin (1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons)
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • orange, wheel slices iced, for garnish

Directions

  1. Do ahead: In a blender, purée entire can of pears. Pour purée into separate bowl/pitcher and set aside. Rinse blender bowl and return to base. To make two cocktail drinks: Pour juice of 2 oranges into blender. Add 2/3 cup pear purée, gin and sugar.
  2. Fill a 14-ounce glass with ice. Pour ice into blender and repeat, adding another glass of ice. Blend until smooth. Pour into cocktail glasses. Garnish with orange wheels. Serving glass: 14-ounce cocktail glass (daiquiri/poco grande).
  3. Nutritional Information Per Serving:.
  4. Calories per drink: 280 (based on 80-proof gin)**
  5. *Note: One 15-ounce can of pears in heavy syrup makes 6 drinks.
  6. **Note: Higher-proof gin contributes more calories.

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