The Perfect Pina Colada Cocktail

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The Pina Colada Cocktail is a classic rum drink with refreshing pineapple and coconut flavors. You can make one up in minutes in your blender! Then grab a beach chair, sit back, close your eyes, and head for the tropics!!

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Being it is vacation season and not all of us are headed to a dreamy vacation destination with a huge glass filled with a frozen cocktail to cool you down, I have just the recipe for you!

The Perfect Piña Colada Cocktail

A mixture of rum, coconut and pineapple this cocktail is sure to sweep you away to your dreamy destination, whether it is a beach in the Caribbean or on a deserted island the Perfect Pina Colada is just what you need this summer.

Kick your heels off and pour one tonight!

With love, from our simple kitchen to yours. 

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The Perfect Pina Colada Cocktail

Donna Elick
The Pina Colada Cocktail is a classic rum drink with refreshing pineapple and coconut flavors. Grab this recipe and make one up in minutes!
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Drink
Cuisine American
Method Blender
Servings 2


  • 2 ounces white rum
  • 2 ounces Malibu coconut rum
  • 3 ounces coconut cream
  • 2 ounces coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup fresh pineapple chunks
  • 1 cup ice, more as needed
  • 2 sliced pineapple wedges, for garnish


  • Place ingredients (except garnish) in blender and blend until you have smooth and creamy consistency.
  • Serve with pineapple wedge garnish. Enjoy!


Serving: 1 | Calories: 363cal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Sodium: 12mg | Sugar: 8g | Fiber: 2g | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 2mg

All nutritional information is based on third party calculations and is only an estimate. Each recipe’s nutritional value will vary depending on the ingredients used, measuring methods, and portion sizes.

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Originally published June 2013. Updated and republished July 2017.

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  1. We do not. But in a lot of cases, you can prepare the cocktail and just omit the alcohol. That is what I would do with this recipe. Perhaps have some extra pineapple on hand in case you need more. Garnish with a maraschino cherry. Enjoy!

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