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Piña Colada

A classic Piña Colada has pineapple, coconut, and rum blended or shaken with ice until frosty and delicious.
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 4 cocktails
Calories 586kcal


  • 15 ounces coconut cream (see note 1)
  • 6 ounces white rum (3/4 cup, see note 2)
  • 2 ounces simple syrup (1/4 cup)
  • 16 ounces frozen pineapple chunks (about 3 cups)
  • 8 ounces ice (about 2 cups)
  • 4 slices pineapple for garnish
  • Maraschino cherries for garnish, optional


  • To a blender, add coconut cream, rum, simple syrup, frozen pineapple, and ice cubes.
  • Blend until smooth, about 1 to 2 minutes, scraping down the sides of the blender as needed. Pour into a hurricane glasses and garnish with pineapple slices and maraschino cherries.


  1. Coconut cream: Look for coconut cream (thick and unsweetened), not cream of coconut (syrupy and very sweet).
  2. Rum: For even more flavor, substitute coconut rum such as Malibu brand.
  3. Yield: This recipe makes 4 blended piña coladas.
  4. Glassware: The ideal glass for a piña colada is a poco grande glass (shown above). It's a similar shape to a hurricane glass but has a longer stem and a smaller cup.
  5. Over the top: Dreaming of vacation? Get a little crazy and top your piña colada with whipped cream and toasted coconut, too.


Serving: 1cocktail | Calories: 586kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 37g | Saturated Fat: 33g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 18mg | Potassium: 570mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 30g | Vitamin A: 114IU | Vitamin C: 97mg | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 4mg