A Piña Colada mocktail is a refreshing and non-alcoholic version of the classic tropical drink. This extra creamy and delicious mocktail calls for only a few ingredients. It combines the flavors of pineapple and coconut for a tropical taste experience in every sip.
About This Recipe
Classic piña colada is a Puerto Rican drink made with rum, cream of coconut, and pineapple juice, and the word “Piña Colada” translates to “strained pineapple” in Spanish, referring to the drink’s key ingredient. Piña Coladas are typically served blended with ice with a slushy-like and frothy texture. The non-alcoholic version of this drink omits rum, making it a fun drink for all ages.
Why You Will Love This Recipe
- Easy to make: This mocktail has a straightforward recipe that can be made with just a few ingredients.
- Delicious and refreshing: The Piña Colada is known for its refreshing and tropical taste. The delicious combination of pineapple juice, frozen pineapple chunks, and cream of coconut creates a smooth and frothy mocktail with a hint of sweetness.
- Non-alcoholic: The non-alcoholic version of this drink omits rum, making it a fun drink for all age groups and non-drinkers.
Pina Colada Mocktail Ingredients
- Frozen pineapple chunks: Frozen pineapple chunks add a frothy texture to the drink and also keep the drink cold without diluting it.
- Cream of coconut: Cream of coconut is a sweetened coconut product with a thick and syrupy consistency that is usually used in cocktails and desserts. In addition to the coconut flavor, cream of coconut adds a lovely sweetness to the drink.
- Pineapple juice: Pineapple juice gives a nice sweetness and tropical vibes to the drink.
How to Make Piña Colada Mocktail
- To make a Piña Colada mocktail, start by blending pineapple juice, cream of coconut, and frozen pineapple chunks. Blend all the ingredients until smooth and frothy. You can adjust the amounts to suit your taste. Some people also add ice cubes to create a slushy-like consistency.
- Once blended, the mocktail is ready to serve. Garnish the glass with a pineapple wedge, maraschino cherry, or umbrella. Serve immediately!
- The Piña Colada mocktail is perfect for those who want to enjoy a cool and tropical treat without the buzz.
- Citrusy touch: Add a splash of lime juice for a hint of tartness.
- Mango Piña Colada: Add frozen mango chunks or mango juice for a mango-flavored twist.
Can I Use Coconut Cream Instead of Cream of Coconut?
No, I don’t recommend it. Cream of coconut is sweeter and has a thick and syrupy consistency that makes it easy to mix in drinks. If you use coconut milk or coconut cream, you may need to add a sweetener to the drink.
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- 1 cup pineapple juice
- 2 cups pineapple chunks, frozen
- 2 ounces (4 tablespoons) cream of coconut (not coconut cream)
- Pineapple wedges, for garnish
- Maraschino cherries, for garnish
To make a Piña Colada mocktail, start by blending pineapple juice, cream of coconut, and frozen pineapple chunks. Blend all the ingredients until smooth and frothy. You can adjust the amounts to suit your taste. Some people also add ice cubes to create a slushy-like consistency.
Once blended, the mocktail is ready to serve. Garnish the glass with a pineapple wedge, maraschino cherry, or umbrella. Serve immediately!