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Piña Colada

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Piña Colada
  • Prep 2 min
  • Total 5 min
  • Ingredients 4
  • Servings 4

Surprise your friends and family with this refreshing drink. Its origins take us back to the times of the pirates that sailed the Caribbean. According to legend, the Puerto Rican pirate, Roberto Cofresi used a magical concoction of coconut, pineapple and rum to stupify and control his crew. The recipe was lost after his death. It wasn’t until 1954 that Ramón Marrero, the now famous barman, rediscovered this recipe naming it the Piña Colada. The rest, as they say, is history. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

1
can (15 oz) coconut cream
1
can (13.5 oz) coconut milk
24
oz pineapple juice
White rum, if desired

Directions

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  • 1
    Combine all the ingredients in a pitcher. In blender, stir in the coconut milk, the cream and the pineapple juice.
  • 2
    Stir in ice and blend for 15 seconds. Serve in a tall glass and garnish with a cherry and fresh pineapple, if desired.

Expert Tips

  • If you’re making the drink for adults, you can add 1 1/2 ounces of white rum.

Nutrition Information

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More About This Recipe
  • Surprise your friends and family with this refreshing drink. Its origins take us back to the times of the pirates that sailed the Caribbean. According to legend, the Puerto Rican pirate, Roberto Cofresi used a magical concoction of coconut, pineapple and rum to stupify and control his crew. The recipe was lost after his death. It wasn’t until 1954 that Ramón Marrero, the now famous barman, rediscovered this recipe naming it the Piña Colada. The rest, as they say, is history.

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