Virgin Pina Colada
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Virgin Pina Colada

Whether you’re on vacation or just making drinks at home, don’t neglect the Virgin Pina Colada. It is one of the world’s most popular summer cocktails which is made with pineapple and coconut milk (or cream) as main ingredient. This delicious tropical treat tastes refreshing and sweet.

Virgin Pina Colada is quick and easy to make non-alcoholic cocktail-style beverage made without any alcoholic ingredients. To make this virgin pina colada recipe, simply combine all of your ingredients together in a blender and puree until smooth. The texture is like a smoothie – rich and thick.

It is a great drink recipe to make on a warm summer day or for any party or get-together. But believe me I can have it at any time of the year. I can’t wait for summers to enjoy this smooth, creamy refreshing drink. So sometimes I even make them during winter and enjoy is at -20° C. I know it weird but I am a coconut lover and I can’t resist myself.

If you are like me then this may just be the perfect pina colada recipe for you. Do try my other coconut recipes Bounty Bars,  Coconut Burfi, Almond Coconut Cookies, Coconut Pancake, Coconut Peanut Chutney, Coconut Coriander Chutney.

If you are looking for a alcoholic pina colada recipe, you’re welcome to just mix the white rum and maybe just add in a bit of extra pineapple juice or coconut water to help the mixture blend.

To make it more creamy I have added 2-3 tablespoon of whipping cream while blending which is totally optional but it gives a nice creamy texture to the drink. Also some people like to added coconut cream instead of coconut milk. But personally I like coconut milk in my drink.

It´s super easy to make and perfect to enjoy with friends. Put one of these in everyone’s hand, and good times are imminent. I am telling you, people will love you if you make these for them.

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Preparation Time: 5mins ∏  Cooking Time: 0min  ∏  Servings: 3-4 person

Level: Beginners (Easy)  ∏  Measurement: 1 Cup ≡ 250 ml ≡ 250gm

Ingredients Checklist:

How to make Virgin Pina Colada:

Step1: Gather all the ingredients. Place 1 cup of frozen pineapple chunks and ice at the bottom of a blending jar. Add 1/4 cup of granulated sugar (or brown sugar) along with 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream. You may adjust the sweetness as per your taste.

Step2: Pour 1/2 cup pineapple juice, 1/2 cup coconut water and 1 cup canned coconut milk over the top. Use less coconut water and pineapple juice for a thicker shake and more for a thinner consistency.

Step3: Cover blender with lid and blend until the mixture is very smooth.

Step4: Pour into glasses and garnish with fresh pineapple wedges etc. Enjoy!

Virgin Pina Colada

 

 

 Tips:

  • Use chilled coconut milk for making this recipe. It will give a creamy texture.
  • You may also use fresh pineapple chunks, in that case just add more ice-cubes.
  • This recipe easily doubles and triples if needed.
  • To make it alcoholic, simply add some white rum of your choice.
  • Shake canned coconut milk before opening it because it likes to separate.
  • Consume Pina colada fresh as after sometime coconut milk starts to separate.

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