Imagine yourself lying on a beach. What is the first drink that springs to mind? Yes that’s right, the Piña Colada!
Here’s the recipe, give it a try.
Ingredients (serves 1):
35ml Golden Rum
1 tbsp Coconut Flavoured Rum
50ml Coconut Cream
50ml Pineapple Juice
4 Pineapple Chunks (We used tinned – don’t tell anyone!)
Pour the two rums, coconut cream, pineapple juice and pineapple chunks into a blender and blend until smooth.
Pour into a cocktail shaker with a handful of ice and shake well till cold.
To serve, strain into a glass, top with a cherry and consume.
How easy was that!
Piña Colada Trivia:
The Piña Colada has been the official beverage of Puerto Rico since 1978.
July 10th is Puerto Rico’s National Piña Colada Day.
Piña Colada literally means “strained pineapple”.
It is traditionally served in a Poco Grande (Hurricane) Glass.
The Piña Colada was created on August 16, 1954 at the Caribe Hilton’s Beachcomber Bar in San Juan, Puerto Rico by its alleged creator, Ramón “Monchito” Marrero.