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So sweet, creamy and refreshing, this easy Frozen Piña Colada is a breeze to make!
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Piña coladas are the classic summertime frozen cocktail. They are also just as easy to make non-alcoholic without sacrificing flavor.
I didn’t realize until my early thirties just how easy these are to make at home. All you’ll need is a blender and 3 ingredients (not including ice) for your own tropical getaway right at home (they’re budget-friendly, too!).
Your Simple Ingredients
- Cream of coconut
- Pineapple Juice
- Light rum
What Is Cream of Coconut?
Cream of coconut is coconut cream combined with sugar. It’s normally in a can or plastic bottle and typically is found in the cocktail aisle or section of your grocery store.
How to Make Non-Alcoholic (Virgin) Piña Coladas
The non-alcoholic version of this cocktail is just as delicious and flavorful. Simply substitute extra pineapple juice for the rum.
This recipe yields approximately 24 ounces which is 2 (12-ounce) servings. Garnish with fresh pineapple wedges and maraschino cherries for a beautiful presentation.
Enjoy and please drink responsibly. Cheers!Print
Homemade Frozen Piña Coladas are a breeze to make right at home with just 3 simple ingredients!
- 3 cups crushed ice
- 1/2 cup cream of coconut
- 1/2 cup pineapple juice
- 1/2 cup light rum
- Maraschino cherries and/or pineapple wedges, for garnish (optional)
- Place crushed ice in your blender pitcher. Pour in cream of coconut, pineapple juice and rum. Cover and blend until smooth. Add more ice for a thicker consistency, if desired.
- Pour into glasses and garnish with maraschino cherries and/or pineapple wedges, if desired.
- Substitute extra pineapple juice in place of rum to make this non-alcoholic.
- Category: Cocktails
- Cuisine: Puerto Rican
Keywords: pina colada recipe, how to make pina colada
Originally published July 12, 2012. Updated with new photographs and recipe slightly revised on June 20, 2019.