Published by Harvard Common Press
Piña coladas are to the Caribbean what white wine is to a Manhattan singles' bar. The whining of blenders concocting this drink is the back beat of almost every bar in the islands. To make a blushing colada, a lovely drink that glows with a sunset-pink hue, simply add a splash of grenadine.
Total Timeunder 15 minutes
Dietary Considerationegg-free, lactose-free, peanut free, soy free
Taste and Texturecreamy, frothy, fruity, spiced, sweet, winey
Type of Dishalcoholic beverage
- ¾ cup crushed ice
- 1½ ounces dark rum
- ½ ounce brandy
- 4 ounces pineapple juice
- 2 ounces sweetened cream of coconut, such as Coco Lopez
- Grated nutmeg
- 1 pineapple spear
- 1 maraschino cherry
1996 The Morgan Corporation, Ltd.