The ‘desert pear’ is not a pear, but a one of-a-kind blend of pear flavors. Innovative and colorful Monin Desert Pear features the combination of prickly pear and pear flavors. The Prickly Pear cactus grows in abundance in the United Statesï¾ Southwest. Its fruit features a bright fuchsia color and a mild pear flavor. The addition of sweet pear flavor to prickly pear juice creates a new flavor dimension in Monin Desert Pear, a fruity flavoring with a distinctive pear-blossom aroma.