These Pina Colada Milkshakes made of vanilla ice cream, coconut milk, cream of coconut, rum and crushed pineapple are a cold, refreshing taste of the tropics that are perfect for the summer heat. They can also be made without the rum for the kids to enjoy as well!
I love a good milkshake.
There’s just something wonderful about this cold, refreshing treat.
I mean, you can drink your ice cream through a straw for crying out loud! How genius is THAT?!?!
I’ve ALWAYS loved ice cream. I can’t remember the first time I ever had it (does anyone?), but I think I must have liked it before I was even born. I mean it’s in my blood.
I’m really not choosy when it comes to ice cream either. I’ll eat all flavors, but my favorite is definitely coffee. Mom used to make me coffee shakes all the time when I was little. They were delicious. I’ll have to put them up here on the blog one day soon as well.
The great thing about this shake is that you can make them without the rum and they’ll be just as good. That way the kids can enjoy them as well.
I’ve used a couple of different types of cream of coconut and found that the Coco Real was the best one for this recipe. It also helped the shredded coconut stick to the rims of the glasses really well. I found it in the alcohol section of my local Walmart. It was with the margarita mixes and such. You can also order it here on Amazon.
Here’s a quick video of how to put them together:
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I give you BIG baking hugs and muffins!!