Drinking pear juice is a great way to enjoy the health benefits of pears. Pears are a great source of fiber, vitamin C, and potassium. Here’s how to make homemade Pear Juice in a juicer or a blender.

Two short glasses of pear juice with a pear wheel on the rim.

Pears are such a delicious fruit to eat out of hand. But, if you have too many pears in your kitchen and don’t want them to go to waste, then you can make pear juice!

Pears are very nutritious and include lots of dietary fiber. One serving of the juice will provide almost half of the daily value of vitamin C.

Fresh pear juice is an absolute treat with a lovely delicate and sweet flavor. You can use almost any type of ripe pear in this recipe. I’ll share how to make it using either a juice or a blender.

Why You Need This Recipe

  • Pear juice is a healthy beverage that is also a great way to use up extra pears before they go bad.
  • Skip the canned or boxed juice drinks and make your own! I’ll show you how to do it in a juicer or a blender.
  • This recipe is very versatile. You can add other ingredients including ginger, lemon, or apple.

What You’ll Need to Make This Recipe

1. Blender or Juicer

It’s easy to use either piece of equipment. It just depends which you have on hand!

Two ripe yellow pears on a wooden table.

Ingredients and Substitutes

1. Pears

Pears are a healthy fruit with lots of vitamins. Select different varieties to have a different flavor in your glass.

2. Lemon Juice

Lemon juice helps balance the natural sugars in the pear juice and helps preserve its pretty color.

3. Sweetener (optional)

I recommend tasting your juice before adding anything. But, if you want it to be sweeter, feel free to add a touch of honey or maple syrup to the juice.

A wooden bowl filled with green and blushed pears.

Recipe Steps

Step One

Wash and chop your pears so they fit in the blender or juicer.

You don’t need to peel the pears first.

As always, please do see the recipe card at the end of this post for the exact ingredients and measurements.

chopped pears on a cutting board ready to make pear juice.

Step Two

Add all ingredients to your chosen machine, adding water if using a blender.

Step Three

Blend until smooth or run through the juicer per directions.

Step Four

Strain through a nut milk bag to remove any of the fibrous materials.

Serve the fresh pear juice immediately or chill for the optimal sweetness and best taste. You can also serve your Pear Juice recipe with ice cubes to enhance the sweetness and flavor.

A small pitcher of yellow pear juice.

Recipe Tips & Substitutions

  • You can easily double or triple this recipe for more servings.
  • Fresh juice is best served right after it’s made. But, it can be stored in a covered container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.
  • You can use all types of pear for this recipe including Asian Pears, but they should be ripe pears.
  • Depending on how sweet your pears are, you may not need any sweetener. If the juice is not sweet enough, stir in 1-2 teaspoons of sugar, honey, maple syrup, or your favorite sweetener.

Recipe FAQs

What sweetener can I use in this recipe?

I prefer liquid sweeteners as they incorporate much easier. Honey and maple syrup are perfect for this. You can also use any sweetener you’d prefer, including stevia or cane sugar.

Is this the same a prickly pear juice?

No, prickly pears are a type of cactus. This recipe for Pear Juice is made using traditional pears.

glass of pear juice with a slice of pear on rim.

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Two short glasses of pear juice next to a glass pitcher.

Pear Juice – Juicer or Blender

Drinking pear juice is a great way to enjoy the health benefits of pears. Pears are a great source of fiber, vitamin C, and potassium. Pear juice is also a great way to get your daily dose of antioxidants. Here’s how to make it in a juicer or a blender.

  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x

Ingredients

Units Scale
  • 4 ripe pears
  • 1 cup water (if using a blender)
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 2 teaspoons sugar or sweetener of choice (optional)

Instructions

  1. Cut the pear into large pieces that will fit through the feeding tube of a juicer. If you will be using a blender to make your juice, then cut your produce into smaller pieces than if you are using a juicer.
  2. If you are using a juicer, then run the fruit pieces through the juicer. Collect the juice in a pitcher, stir in the lemon juice and sweetener (optional), and serve immediately.
  3. If you are using a food processor or blender, add the pears, water, lemon juice, and sweetener (optional) to the base. Blend or process on high for 20-30 seconds, or until the mixture is smooth.
  4. Then, pour the blended juice through a nut milk bag, squeezing it from the top down to drain the juice into a pitcher. Discard the collected pulp, or save it and use it for another purpose.
  5. Serve the juice immediately.

Notes

  1. You can easily double or triple this recipe for more servings.
  2. Fresh juice is best served right after it’s made. But, it can be stored in a covered container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.
  3. You can use any type of pear for this recipe, but they should be ripe.
  4. Depending on how sweet your pears are, you may not need any sweetener. If the juice is not sweet enough, stir in 1-2 teaspoons of sugar, honey, maple syrup, or your favorite sweetener.

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