Basil Piña Colada
Looking for relief on a hot day, or just dreaming of a beachside cabana? This fresh take on a classic tropical cocktail is unique and totally drinkable. Our recipe makes an entire pitcher, so make sure to enjoy with friends, or stash it in the freezer in a sealed container for a couple of days (just blend again before drinking!).
What you’ll need:
Cutting board and knife
1 cup spiced rum
15 oz coconut cream
¼ cup lime juice, fresh squeezed
½ cup coconut milk
½ cup pineapple chunks, fresh
¼ cup fresh basil leaves
Ice cubes for blending
Fresh nutmeg, for topping
- Fill blender halfway with ice.
- Add all ingredients except nutmeg to the blender and blend until completely combined.
- Thin with extra coconut milk or add more ice to thicken if necessary.
- Pour into a glass and grate nutmeg on top. Add a sprig of basil, fresh chunk of pineapple, or maraschino cherry for garnish and enjoy!
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