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Classic Piña Colada Recipe


Classic Piña Colada Recipe


When we celebrate, this is undoubtedly the only drink we drink!

Remember the days when hospitality consisted of offering a cold, sweet drink to anyone who walked

down your gravel driveway? Well, not much has changed. There is one drink that always reminds me

of the warm summer afternoons spent on the porch full of stories and flavors: the piña colada. Born


on the sunny beaches of Puerto Rico, this tropical delight has captured the hearts of people all over

the world.It’s a delicious blend of creamy coconut, spicy pineapple and smooth rum that transports

you to a tranquil beach with every bubbly sip. Imagine mixing this mixture as fireflies flicker and corn

stalks rustle in the evening breeze. Making a piña colada is more than just a cure for the heat; It’s

about creating precious memories.


When you accompany this pleasure, think light and relaxed. A plate of appetizers like coconut shrimp

or pineapple cheese bites go well together.When the sun goes down, a slice of angel food cake or a

dollop of homemade pineapple ice cream rounds off the evening wonderfully.

Classic Piña Colada Recipe


1 cup light rum

2 cups frozen pineapple chunks


1/2 cup coconut cream

1/4 cup pineapple juice

1/2 cup ice

pineapple slices and maraschino cherries to decorate

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Start with your trusty blender and add the light rum and pineapple juice.


Add the frozen pineapple pieces and the creamy coconut cream.

Add ice, but just enough to not dilute the flavor.

Blend at high speed until creamy and smooth. If the ice cream is hard to get, stop, stir and blend

again.Pour the piña coladas into pre-chilled glasses for an extra icy touch.

Garnish each glass with a pineapple slice and a maraschino cherry for the perfect finishing touch.

Variations and Tips:

For a non-alcoholic version that’s just as tropical, omit the rum and add more pineapple juice.

If you’re watching your diet, replace the coconut cream with coconut milk to give it a lighter touch.

For an extra touch, mix with fresh mint leaves or a touch of ginger.If you’re lucky enough to have fresh

pineapple, use that instead of frozen. Remember to freeze it first to get the characteristic mushy



The secret to a perfect piña colada, like other joys in life, lies in the right proportions and a generous

portion of love. Here’s to great memories and great company! Health!

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