How to Make Pina Colada Drinks

By Contributing Writer

The origins of the pina colada are unknown, but it has become one of the most popular tropical cocktails, regardless of the destination. The recipe for a pina colada developed by the International Bartenders Association includes equal parts rum and coconut cream, mixed with pineapple juice and blended (see Resources). Get yourself a blender and some cocktail glasses, and you will be enjoying pina coladas in no time.

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How to Make Pina Colada Drinks
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How to Make Pina Colada Drinks

Step 1

Put 1 cup of crushed ice in the blender.

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How to Make Pina Colada Drinks

Step 2

Pour 1 oz. white rum in the blender.

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How to Make Pina Colada Drinks

Step 3

Add 1 oz. coconut cream.

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How to Make Pina Colada Drinks

Step 4

Pour 3 oz. pineapple juice into the mix.

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How to Make Pina Colada Drinks

Step 5

Blend until the ingredients are thoroughly incorporated. Add additional crushed ice if your pina colada is too thin.

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How to Make Pina Colada Drinks

Step 6

Pour the pina colada into a large glass and garnish with a cocktail cherry, fresh pineapple or sliced strawberries.