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Shaken Piña Colada

Photo: Linda Pugliese; Styling: Mary Clayton Carl

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Makes 1 cocktail

You'll practically feel the wind in your hair and the sand between your toes as you sip on this classic combination of fruit juices, coconut, and rum.

Ingredients

  • 3 ounces (6 tablespoons) fresh pineapple juice
  • 2 ounces (4 tablespoons) amaretto liqueur
  • 1 ounce (2 tablespoons) white rum
  • 1 ounce (2 tablespoons) fresh lime juice
  • 1 ounce (2 tablespoons) cream of coconut
  • 3 dashes of angostura bitters
  • Crushed ice
  • Garnish: fresh pineapple wedge and a maraschino cherry

How to Make It

  1. Combine pineapple juice, amaretto liqueur, rum, lime juice, cream of coconut, and angostura bitters in an ice-filled cocktail shaker; shake vigorously until thoroughly chilled (about 30 seconds). Strain into a crushed ice-filled glass. Garnish, if desired.