Piña Colada

Pina Colada Recipe
Photo: Dasha Wright; Styling: Linda Hirst

Skip the storebought colada mix and whip up your own with chopped fresh pineapple, rum, fresh lime juice, cream of coconut, and pineapple juice.


Makes 2 cocktails

Recipe from

Coastal Living


1/2 cup chopped fresh pineapple
3 ounces (6 tablespoons) silver or white rum
1 1/2 ounces (3 tablespoons) fresh lime juice
3 ounces (6 tablespoons) cream of coconut
2 ounces (1/4 cup) pineapple juice
3 cups ice
1/2 ounce (1 tablespoon) black strap rum (optional)
Garnishes: fresh pineapple spears, mint leaves


Combine first 6 ingredients in a blender. Blend on high until smooth. Pour mixture into 2 tall glasses. Top each with 1/4 ounce (1 1/2 teaspoons) black strap rum, if desired. Garnish, if desired.

Kathy Casey,

Coastal Living

February 2012
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