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Pineapple Shake

Make an adults-only cocktail in a festive, all-natural glass. The rum is optional; omit when serving to children.

A 3 3/4-pound pineapple yields about 3 cups of fruit. When you core and cut it, save the juice.

Sunset MAY 2001

  • Yield: Makes 4 servings


  • About 3 cups pineapple chunks with any juice (see notes)
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped peeled fresh ginger
  • 1 pint vanilla ice cream
  • 1/2 cup rum (optional)


Put pineapple, any juice, and ginger in a blender or food processor. Whirl until fruit is coarsely puréed. Add scoops of ice cream and whirl until smooth. Add rum and whirl to blend. Fill a fresh pineapple shell or tall glasses with milkshake; add straws for sipping. Refill pineapple shell as needed with remaining shake.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 192
  • Calories from fat: 36%
  • Protein: 2.8g
  • Fat: 7.8g
  • Saturated fat: 4.5g
  • Carbohydrate: 30g
  • Fiber: 1.5g
  • Sodium: 54mg
  • Cholesterol: 29mg

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