Sunday, October 25

Pina Colada with Ice cream Recipe

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Who hasn’t associated an armchair beach holiday with a Pina Colada?  If you haven’t tried a Pina Colada with coconut milk or a Pina Colada with vanilla ice cream once, you haven’t enjoyed the sea breeze for sure.

Also, if you happen to love coconut, in your veggies, curries, desserts and everything that you devour, well here’s a Pina Colada cocktail recipe just for you.

Pina Colada with Ice cream Recipe

Pina Colada with vanilla ice cream is a cocktail that has tropical flavours emerging from its coconut and pineapple content.
Ice-cream adds a sweetness to this tipple which is by and large considered a feminine drink. Pina Colada Ice cream Recipe with rum in it gives an armchair beach holiday an added spike,
Prep Time 3 mins
Total Time 8 mins
Course Beverages, Cocktails, Drinks
Cuisine Hawaiian
Servings 1 person


  • Tall Cocktail glass (with a wide mouth)
  • Bar blender
  • Muddler


Ingredients for Pina Colada Ice cream Recipe with Rum

  • 1 shot white rum (Bacardi will do just fine)
  • 1 small tetrapack (or 200ml) pineapple juice
  • 1 cup coconut milk/ coconut cream (canned is good enough)
  • 1 small scoop vanilla ice-cream
  • 5-6 slices pineapple (for garnishing)
  • A few ice cubes (muddled, using a muddler)


How to Make a "Pineapple and Ice-cream Mix"

  • Pour a small tetrapack of pineapple juice into a blender jar.
  • Add a cup of coconut cream to it.
    Coconut milk
  • Then drop in a small pack of vanilla ice-cream followed by some muddled ice.
    I've seen chefs plonk ice cubes into a stout glass, then using a muddler (preferably a wooden one) break the ice in downwards motion till somewhat crushed or "muddled".
  • Blend the above ingredients, preferably in a bar blender, till nice and frothy. Let's call this a "pineapple and ice-cream mix"

Method for churning out a Pina Colada Recipe with Ice cream

  • Pour a shot of rum into a cocktail glass. Then let the "pineapple and ice-cream mix" follow, until the glass is filled to the brim.
  • Garnish with pineapple rings.


You may want to add an extra scoop of ice-cream if required, to increase the thickness of the drink.  

Coconut isn’t among my favourites, not at least in my drinks and hence I’d be truthful in admitting that Pina Colada would be my choice only on a sunny day on a beach with my lady friends.   However, for those who swear by the nutty fruit, this would be a dreamy sensation.  

Coconut Pina Colada is a cocktail for coconut and pineapple enthusiasts.


About Author

Carmelita is an Economics major and is employed with a private sector bank. She holds a diploma in journalism, but that's not the reason for her creative writing skills exhibited in a few freelancing feature writing assignments with a leading daily and also her blog. Her blog falls under the Top 25 of the Best Mumbai Blogs to Follow, by ranking. She has an eye for offbeat travel, having visited seven continents and seeing more than what meets the average eye. Though not a cook per se, her tips on smart cooking are a thing to reckon in her food and cocktail recipes. As if this is not enough, she dabbles now and then in studio singing assignments which have gained her a sizeable fan following. That she is an avid reader is but natural, with a bent for literary classics which in turn have lent its influence in her blog writing panache.

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