Frozen Piña Colada

Frozen Piña Colada
The ultimate vacation drink, this rum-based pineapple cocktail is enriched with cream of coconut and half-and-half.D.J. Costantino

A poolside classic, this blended pineapple-and-coconut cooler is heightened with a splash of aromatic bitters.

Equipment

Frozen Piña Colada
A poolside classic, this frozen pineapple-and-coconut cooler is heightened with a splash of aromatic bitters.
Yield: makes 2
Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 oz. (6 Tbsp.) pineapple juice
  • 2 oz. (4 Tbsp.) cream of coconut, such as Coco Lopez
  • 12 oz. (1 Tbsp.) light rum
  • 12 oz. (1 Tbsp.) dark rum
  • 3 Tbsp. crushed, canned pineapple
  • 1 oz. (2 Tbsp.) half-and-half
  • 2 dashes Angostura bitters
  • 3 cups ice cubes
  • 2 maraschino cherries, for garnish
  • 2 pineapple wedges, for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a blender, combine the pineapple juice, cream of coconut, both rums, canned pineapple, half-and-half, and bitters. Add the ice cubes and blend on high speed until smooth. Divide the mixture between 2 chilled cocktail glasses, garnish each with a cherry and pineapple wedge, and serve immediately.