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Cocktail glass on stack of books filled with cider and garnished with sliced pear.

Vanilla Pear Cider

Vanilla Pear Cider is a fun fall cocktail made with pear simple syrup, cinnamon, vanilla rum and apple cider. Delicious fall inspired cocktail.
Course Cocktail
Cuisine American
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author Jenn


Pear Cider Cocktail

  • 1 Cup Bosc Pears Puree (will take 2 Bosc Pears)
  • 1 Cup (250 ml) Water
  • 2 Cinnamon Sticks
  • 1 Cup Granulated Sugar
  • ½ cup (40 ml) Blue Chair Bay Vanilla Rum
  • ¼ gallon Apple Cider


  • Pear Slice
  • cinnamon stick
  • Cinnamon and Sugar for rim


  • Take 2 Bosc Pears, peel and remove core. Chop into small pieces and puree in blender or food processor.
  • In a small saucepan, bring pureed pears, water, sugar, and cinnamon sticks to a boil. Reduce low heat and simmer for 20 minutes. Remove from heat and allow to cool completely.
  • Strain Pear Simple Syrup through a mesh sieve to separate any leftover pear solids.
  • Next, warm your apple cider.
  • Using desired glasses combine ½ cup warm apple cider, 1.5 ounces vanilla rum, and 1 ounce pear syrup. Stir and garnish with sliced pear and cinnamon stick.



Feel free to adjust amounts of cider and soda water to your taste.