Pina Coladas aren’t terribly difficult to make, but do require breaking out the blender. Let’s be honest, using the blender is a hassle. I’d rather just put a quick drink together and hit the pool. So, this got me thinking! The solution is tasty and eye catching. This pina colada recipe requires a short list of ingredients and takes just a minute to mix up. It also incorporates a summer favorite, the popsicle! The popsicle acts as a garnish but also adds a lot of flavor and depth to the drink.
The result stays chilled for a while as the coconut Popsicle continues to melt into the cocktail. I’m a huge fan of this pina colada recipe, because the cocktail is a little lighter than a traditional pina colada and perfect for the summer months. Mix up this cocktail for a girls day by the pool, I guarantee you they’ll be impressed with this beverage!
This beverage could also be made into a virgin pina colada recipe by skipping the rum and just pouring pineapple juice in a tumbler and garnishing with the coconot popsicle and a pineapple wedge.
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