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Pina Colada


This icy blender drink made with coconut, pineapple, and rum is a refreshing summertime classic. With the rum omitted, it's a perfect sweet treat for children.

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  • Servings: 6
pina colada

Photography: Bryan Gardner


  • 3 cups fresh pineapple chunks (from 1/2 pineapple), plus wedges and leaves, for serving
  • 6 ounces (3/4 cup) gold or white rum
  • 6 ounces (3/4 cup) cream of coconut, such as Coco Lopez
  • 4 cups crushed ice


  1. 1. Combine all ingredients in a blender. Blend until smooth. Divide among chilled glasses, garnish with pineapple wedges and leaves, and serve immediately.

Cook's Notes

To make ahead, blend the pineapple with rum and cream of coconut and store in the refrigerator up to 1 day. Add ice and blend again just before serving.

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  • rachel96
    11 JUL, 2012
    This was very yummy. Excellent refreshing drink. I put in regular ice cubes when I blended and it came out wonderful. Excellent.