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The traditional Pina Colada with a Twist. This recipe uses fresh lime juice to balance the sweetness of this classic cocktail - no blender required!
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Pina Colada with a twist

A simple ingredient change takes this cocktail from sugary sweet to spectacular! 
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Servings: 2
Calories: 763kcal


  • 6 oz. unsweetened pineapple juice
  • 4 oz. silver rum Flor de Cana Silver Dry Rum would be a good choice here
  • 2 oz. Cream of Coconut Coco Lopez only please!
  • 1 oz. fresh lime juice
  • 2 fresh pineapple wedges
  • 2 maraschino cherries


  • Thread the pinapple wedges and cherries onto cocktail picks and set aside.
  • Combine the pineapple juice, rum, cream of coconut and fresh lime juice in a large shaker tin. Fill with ice and shake for 30 - 45 seconds.
  • Fill two old fashioned glasses with ice. Strain cocktail into each glass and garnish with the cocktail picks.


Calories: 763kcal | Carbohydrates: 152g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 25mg | Potassium: 1097mg | Fiber: 13g | Sugar: 118g | Vitamin A: 525IU | Vitamin C: 445.3mg | Calcium: 129mg | Iron: 2.9mg