Pomegranate Piña Colada
Quick to make. Even more quick to disappear.
Piña Coladas make me think of summer things like sunshine, the beach, flip flops, the smell of tanning lotion, and warm evenings.
Here’s a spin on a Piña Colada (for adults only) that’s made with pomegranate juice which adds just a bit of tart flavor, and a pretty pink color to the mix.
Frozen pineapple juice concentrate is used to sweeten the drink, and it also adds to the classic Piña Colada flavor.
An added bonus when using frozen pineapple juice is that the leftovers (from the frozen pineapple juice) can be put in a plastic freezer bag or container and stored in the freezer for the next time you make Piña Coladas.
If you prefer a non-alcoholic version, in place of the rum just add sparkling water or club soda.
Let’s check out the ingredients for this Piña Colada.
Fresh 100% pomegranate juice, cream of coconut, frozen pineapple juice (concentrate), white rum, crushed ice, maraschino cherries with stems, fresh pineapple slices (optional for garnish), shredded coconut (optional for garnish)
HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE
A printable recipe with the measurements and instructions is located at the bottom of this post.
Cream of Coconut:
In a blender, add cream of coconut.
Frozen Pineapple Juice and Pomegranate Juice:
To the blender add frozen pineapple juice concentrate…
…fresh pomegranate juice.
Rum and Ice:
Then add rum (for a non-alcoholic version, instead of rum use sparkling water or club soda),
blend on the smoothie setting.
Pour into serving glasses…
…with a small serving spoon, drizzle just a bit of pomegranate juice on top of the Piña Colada for added color.
Garnish with maraschino cherries, sliced pineapple and shredded coconut (optional).
Serve right away while it’s ice-cold.
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Pomegranate Piña Colada
- 1 cup fresh 100% pomegranate juice
- 1/3 cup plus 3 tablespoons frozen pineapple juice concentrate
- 3/4 cup cream of coconut
- 3/4 cup white rum
- 3 cups crushed ice
- 3 maraschino cherries with stems for garnish
- 3 pineapple slices optional for garnish
- 3 teaspoons shredded coconut optional for garnish
- To a blender, add cream of coconut, frozen pineapple juice concentrate, pomegranate juice, rum, and ice. Blend on the smoothie setting.
- Pour into serving glasses. With a small serving spoon, drizzle just a bit of pomegranate juice on top of the Piña Colada for added color.
- Garnish with maraschino cherries, fresh pineapple and shredded coconut (optional). Serve right away while it's ice cold.
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