Cool off and escape to a tropical paradise with the best homemade Virgin Pina Coladas. This refreshing beverage combines sweet pineapple with creamy coconut to create a non-alcoholic drink perfect for any occasion. Whether you’re hosting a summer party, a family gathering, or just need a delicious escape from the everyday, these virgin piña coladas offer a delightful and sweet icy treat that the whole family can enjoy.

This non-alcoholic piña colada pairs perfectly with just about anything! Top it with a maraschino cherry, fresh pineapple wedge, a pinch of salt or lime juice. If you want to transform this blended drink into a dessert, throw a scoop of ice cream inside the cup. You could even through in some frozen strawberries for a different flavor. We love serving a pina colada smoothie on hot summer days or for Cinco De Mayo along with these Easy Cinnamon Sugar Dessert Nachos Recipe.

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The Chemistry of Piña Coladas

The delightful texture of this Piña Colada mocktail comes from the perfect blend of its ingredients. The frozen pineapple acts as ice, chilling the drink while adding a fibrous texture that helps thicken the beverage. Coconut cream, rich in fats, emulsifies into the pineapple juice, creating a silky smooth, creamy mixture when blended. The natural sweetness of the pineapple is enhanced by the tropical flavor of the coconut, making each sip a perfectly balanced taste experience.

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What is in the best virgin piña coladas recipe?

Frozen Pineapple Chunks

Provide the icy texture and sweet, tangy flavor fundamental to the drink.

Pineapple Juice

It adds additional pineapple flavor and sweetness, enhancing the tropical taste.

Coconut Cream

It gives the drink its creamy texture and rich coconut flavor, balancing the acidity of the pineapple.

How do you make virgin piña coladas?

  1. In a blender, pour the pineapple juice first. Liquids need to be at the bottom.
  2. Add the coconut cream & frozen pineapples on top
  3. Blend until you have a soft, slushy drink
  4. Serve immediately!

Storage Tips

If you have leftovers or need to store the mixture briefly, keep it in the freezer. Before serving again, blend quickly to refresh the slushy texture.

Virgin piña coladas should be consumed immediately after preparation to enjoy their best quality and texture. If stored in the freezer, they should be consumed within a few hours to maintain the ideal consistency.

Making Ahead

While best when fresh, you can mix the pineapple juice and coconut cream ahead of time and keep them refrigerated. Add the frozen pineapple when you are ready to serve and blend immediately.

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Why make virgin piña coladas?

Escape to a tropical vacation with the best Virgin Pina Coladas! This tropical treat is not just a drink; they are a festive way to bring a piece of the tropics into your home, making any occasion feel like a celebration. Enjoy this simple, delicious recipe that will have everyone asking for more!

I’ve always believed that the best moments come with sharing a good drink, and what better way to do that than with a Virgin Pina Colada? This recipe is close to my heart as it takes me back to a beach vacation with palm trees swaying in the breeze. Crafting this drink without alcohol means everyone, regardless of age, can enjoy a taste of tropical bliss. It’s a celebration in a glass!

Summer Fun

These fancy drinks are a great way to elevate your hot day! The tropical slushy drinks are a family favorite. Add some little cocktail umbrellas, and you will have an easy summer party started. If you are a busy mom like me, download my Simple Summer Bucket List for more fun and free summer activity ideas.

FAQs

A virgin Piña Colada, also known as a non-alcoholic Piña Colada, omits the white rum typically used in the traditional recipe. This makes it an ideal option for those who do not consume alcohol, including children.

Absolutely! Fresh pineapple can be added to the blend by adding ice cubes to achieve the desired slushy consistency. However, the best way is with frozen pineapple, which provides convenience and a richer texture without diluting the flavors.

Ensure that your blender is powerful enough to handle frozen ingredients for the smoothest texture. Blend on high speed until the mixture is completely smooth, with no chunks remaining.

Virgin Piña Coladas are best enjoyed fresh due to their icy texture. However, you can prepare the mixture and store it in the freezer. Give it a quick blend or stir before serving to restore the slushy consistency. Don’t leave out in the hot sun for too long; remember, ice melts.

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The BEST Virgin Pina Coladas

Author: Madison Reid
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 6
These sweet, icey treats are the perfect drink for any age!

Ingredients 

  • 2 cups frozen pineapple chunks
  • 1 1/2 cups pineapple juice
  • 1/4 cup coconut cream

Instructions

  • In a blender, pour the pineapple juice first. Liquids need to be at the bottom.
  • Add the coconut cream & frozen pineapples on top
  • Blend until you have a soft, slushy drink
  • Serve immediately!

Nutrition

Calories: 112kcal Carbohydrates: 21g Protein: 1g Fat: 4g Saturated Fat: 3g Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.1g Monounsaturated Fat: 0.2g Sodium: 2mg Potassium: 207mg Fiber: 1g Sugar: 17g Vitamin A: 42IU Vitamin C: 14mg Calcium: 21mg Iron: 1mg

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Freshly made virgin Pina Coladas