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Vanilla Pear Margarita

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The Vanilla Pear Margarita is a unique twist on the classic margarita, combining the smooth flavors of tequila and vanilla vodka with the sweet and fruity taste of pear nectar, balanced by a touch of lemon juice and simple syrup. The drink is served with a cinnamon-sugar rim for a hint of spice and added sweetness.

Tasting Notes

The Vanilla Pear Margarita starts with a smooth, mellow sweetness from the pear nectar, which is immediately complemented by the warm, rich notes of vanilla from the vodka. The tequila adds a subtle kick that cuts through the sweetness, while the lemon juice provides a bright, tangy contrast. The cinnamon-sugar rim adds a pleasant hint of spice and extra sweetness with every sip, enhancing the overall flavor profile.

As you continue to enjoy the drink, the balance between the sweet and tangy elements becomes more apparent. The pear nectar and simple syrup keep the drink sweet and refreshing, while the lemon juice ensures it doesn’t become too cloying. The vanilla vodka adds depth and complexity, making the margarita more interesting with each sip.

The cinnamon-sugar rim continues to provide a delightful spicy sweetness that ties all the flavors together, making this cocktail both unique and enjoyable.

Tips & Tricks

Infuse the drink with a vanilla bean for a more intense and natural vanilla flavor.

Use a spiced simple syrup with cinnamon or nutmeg to add more depth to the drink.

Recipe Card

Vanilla Pear Margarita

Vanilla Pear Margarita


  • 1.5 oz tequila
  • 0.5 oz vanilla vodka
  • 1.5 oz pear nectar
  • 0.5 oz lemon juice
  • 0.5 oz simple syrup
  • ground cinnamon and sugar for the rim


  1. Wet the rim of a glass with lemon juice, dip it in the cinnamon and sugar mix. Set aside.
  2. In a shaker add tequila, vodka, nectar, lemon juice, simple syrup, and ice.
  3. Shake very well to chill and combine
  4. Strain into prepared glass, and serve.


If you want a stronger vanilla flavor, consider using a vanilla syrup, or perhaps a vanilla and spice syrup.

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