Cool California Pear Recipes for Summer
Many people think of pears as a fall fruit but here in California pears actually come into season in the summer. In fact, during the months of July and August California pears are the only U.S. grown, fresh, new crop pears available on the market.
That means you can use fresh California pears to enjoy some of the most delicious and refreshing recipes during the summer. While we love pears in traditional fall treats, like scones and shortcakes, we’re so lucky that we have California pears to enjoy in some of our summertime favorites as well.
To help you take advantage of sun-kissed, summertime pears we’ve gathered some of our favorite cool California pear recipes. Try them out before summers over!
Hot summer days call for popsicles! With just four ingredients these cool and refreshing popsicles are super easy to make and a treat the whole family will enjoy. However, if you want to make these adult only popsicles just swap out the coconut water for riesling wine.
Here in California pears and Avocados are both summer fruits. Combine them in this healthy seasonal smoothie for a quick snack or breakfast.
While spiced lattes often bring to mind fall and pumpkin we like ours on ice and made with fresh California pears. And no need to wait for fall to enjoy this spiced latte since California pears are ripe and ready now!
Sorbet is a great way to stay cool on hot summer days. Try making Bartlett Pear Sorbet to use up those fresh California pears and stay cool in the summer heat.
You can find all of our California Pear recipes here.