The Ultimate Piña Colada Recipe

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The best summer cocktail ever
The Pina Colada cocktail recipe
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The Pina Colada cocktail recipe.

This true summer cocktail, the piña colada, is served at the Teardrop Cocktail Lounge in Portland. Click here for the Ultimate Summer Cocktail Party. 

1
Servings
334
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients
Makes
1

Ingredients

For the drink

  • 2 Ounces Flor de Cana 4-year rum
  • 1 1/2 Ounce cream of coconut
  • 1 Ounce pineapple juice
  • 1/2 Ounce pineapple gomme (pineapple gum syrup)

For the cream of coconut

Directions

For the drink

Shake, strain over crushed ice in a tall hurricane. Garnish with cherries and grated nutmeg.  

For the cream of coconut

Crack coconuts, reserve water. Grate flesh, place in pan with equal parts coconut water and heavy cream. Let simmer for 20 minutes (do not boil), then remove from heat and let steep for 1 hour. Strain thoroughly through cheesecloth. Add sugar (2/3 volume of coconut water), pour back and forth between containers to dissolve. Bottle and label and date.  

Piña Colada Shopping Tip

Buy your booze in bulk – transfer what you need into smaller bottles to stock your bar – you’ll save money and have enough leftover for your next party.

Piña Colada Cooking Tip

Add another layer of flavor to your cocktails by making your own simple syrup – combine equal parts sugar and water with whatever aromatics you like – fresh herbs, whole spices, citrus, or chile peppers – heat to dissolve sugar and strain before using.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
7g
11%
Sugar
33g
N/A
Saturated Fat
7g
33%
Protein
0.6g
1.2%
Carbs
36g
12%
Vitamin C
3mg
5%
Vitamin K
0.1µg
0.2%
Calcium
20mg
2%
Fiber
0.1g
0.6%
Folate (food)
11µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
11µg
3%
Iron
0.2mg
1.3%
Magnesium
14mg
3%
Monounsaturated
0.3g
N/A
Phosphorus
15mg
2%
Potassium
111mg
3%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.2mg
11.9%
Sodium
18mg
1%
Sugars, added
9g
N/A
Zinc
0.5mg
3.6%