Making a Virgin Pina Colada

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Making a Virgin Pina Colada
Making a Virgin Pina Colada
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Cool, refreshing and super easy to make: piña colada, the official drink of Puerto Rico. Made from coconut milk and pineapple juice, the virgin version is just as delicious as the original. If you want to know how to make an alcohol-free version of this fruity thirst quencher, read on.

Ingredients

Classic Pina Colada

  • ½ cup coconut milk
  • ½ cup pineapple juice
  • 2 cups of ice cream
  • 2 slices of pineapple and maraschino cherries for garnish

Pina colada banana

  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 1 cup fresh pineapple, diced
  • 1 cup pineapple juice
  • ½ cup coconut milk
  • 2 cups of ice
  • 2 slices pineapple for garnish

Pina colada with berries

  • ½ cup coconut milk
  • ½ cup pineapple juice
  • 1 cup berries, chopped
  • 2 cups of ice cream
  • Cut berries, for garnish

Steps

Method 1 of 3: Classic Piña Colada

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Step 1. Place the coconut milk, ice and pineapple juice in a blender

This drink is ready quickly if you put all the ingredients together at once. Wait a little longer with the pineapple chunks – they are for garnish.

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Step 2. Blend until the ice is crushed

It may take several blends to produce the creamy texture of a classic piña colada.

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Step 3. Pour into two glasses

Use hurricane glasses for a festive touch.

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Step 4. Decorate with pineapple pieces and a maraschino cherry

Float the pineapple rings in the drink and place the cherry in the center of the ring.

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Step 5. Done

Method 2 of 3: Banana Piña Colada

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Step 1. Blend the ice, pineapple juice and coconut milk

Continue blending until the mixture is smooth, full and creamy.

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Step 2. Add the banana and pineapple pieces

Continue blending until it has a smoothie-like texture.

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Step 3. Pour into two glasses

Because a banana piña colada is almost the same as a smoothie, you can also use long drink glasses, possibly with a straw.

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Step 4. Garnish with pineapple pieces

The drink will be much more festive if you place a few pineapple rings on the rim of the glass.

Method 3 of 3: Piña Colada with Berries

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Step 1. Blend the ice, coconut milk and pineapple juice

Keep running the machine until smooth and creamy.

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Step 2. Add fruits to it

You can use strawberries, blueberries, blackberries or a combination of the three for this! Blend the fruits with the creamy base drink to make a colorful drink.

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Step 3. Pour into two glasses

Use clear glass for this so you can see the beautiful colors of your fruity piña colada.

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Step 4. Garnish with a few chopped fruits as a topping

Enjoy your drink even more with a straw.

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