A small boiled sweet in the shape of a pear, with a pungently sweet flavour.
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- Pineapple cubes, lemon sherberts, pear drops and rhubarb & custards were some of my favourites.
- It is luxuriously rich and fruity, the aftertaste reminiscent of pear drops.
- He has an impressive array of sweet jars, including aniseed balls, pear drops, and Spanish, honey and butter toffee.