Pina Colada Cocktail Recipes

Pina colada is a sweet drink that means strained pineapple in Spanish. This drink is a perfect blend of rum, coconut cream and pineapple juice. Tasty and refreshing, here are some pina colada recipes that you can use to make an evening special.
| Monday, August 16, 2010

Every memory in life has something special associated with it, and life has given each of us many memories some of which we choose to forget while others we choose to remember. You can make your own memories and to do that all you need are a few skills that help transform a very simple day or evening into a magical one. With these pina colada cocktail recipes you can do exactly that since they are simple to make and require just a few ingredients. It is now time to don your apron, place the ingredients and blender on the kitchen table and get started. Remember you have one life to fill with memories you choose not to forget!

Pina Colada Rum Cocktail Recipe

Ingredients:

  • Light rum - 3 ounces
  • Coconut cream - 3 tsp
  • Pineapple (crushed) - 3 tsp

Preparation:

  • Take a blender and put all the ingredients into it. Also add two cups of crushed ice.
  • Blend the pina colada cocktail until it attains a thick, creamy consistency.
  • Once that is done strain it into a glass. Serve the cocktail with a straw and add a maraschino cherry or a pineapple wedge.

Pina Colada  Sunset Cocktail Recipe

Ingredients:

  • Sugar syrup - 15 ml
  • Bacardi - 45 ml
  • Malibu - 15 ml
  • Ice cubes - 1 cup
  • Coconut milk or coconut milk - 30 ml
  • Bottled pineapple juice - 120 ml

Preparation:

  • This pina colada recipe is really simple to make, all you need to do is combine all the ingredients in a blender or jug and then blend at high speed.
  • When the ingredients are properly mixed and the consistency is smooth pour the cocktail into a 400 ml tulip glass.
  • To decorate this drink you can add two straws and a slice of pineapple, mango or strawberry.

Pina Colada With Banana

Ingredients:

  • Light rum – 1 ½ oz.
  • Pineapple juice - 2 oz.
  • Cream of coconut - 1 oz.
  • Banana - ½
  • Crushed ice - ½ a cup

Procedure:

  • Take all the ingredients and put it into the blender along with the ice. Put the blender on for about 20 to 30 seconds.
  • When that is done pour the pina colada cocktail into a Collins glass.
  • Decorate the cocktail with a pretty paper umbrella and a pineapple wedge and enjoy!

Pina Colada Creamy Cocktail Recipe

Ingredients:

  • Coconut cream - 1 ½ ounces
  • Pineapple (for garnish)
  • Dark rum - 2 ounces
  • Pineapple juice - ½ cup

Procedure:

  • To begin put all the ingredients into a blender along with two cups of crushed ice.
  • When that is done, blend until the consistency turns creamy.
  • Now take a strainer and strain the pina colada cocktail into a hurricane glass. Add a pineapple wedge and sip.

Need to make your evening special? Here are some tips that will ensure that your pina colada cocktail is the talk of town.

  • Presentation is the key factor when serving a pina colada cocktail. To attain that you can add colorful decorations when serving the cocktail. For special effects you can add paper umbrellas, paper flowers, drink coasters and straws.
  • Serving your cocktail in unusually shaped drinking glasses is also an excellent way to ensure that your guests enjoy the evening. To frost the glasses you can dip them into lemon juice and then into sugar.
  • Get some cocktail skewers and use them to twist or skewer the fruits. Place these fruits on the rim of the drinking glasses.
  • Add crushed ice in the drinks. Also keep some more handy just in case!
   
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