One sip of a pina colada and you’re transported to the tropics. Filled with pineapple, coconut, and rum flavor, they’re a summertime staple. Sometimes though, you want to enjoy the flavors of a pina colada without making a cocktail. When those cravings hit, try any of these pina colada-inspired recipes. They’re much less expensive to make than purchasing a plane ticket to the tropics.
"It's light and refreshing, and it is actually better after a couple of days! Time allows the cake to become moister and more flavorful." - Darlene
"Nothing says spring like Pina Colada Ambrosia Salad! With tropical flavors of pineapple and coconut, this fluffy salad will have you daydreaming of a sunny, sandy beach and fruity drinks with umbrellas! This recipe makes an easy side dish or light dessert." - Paula
"If you don't want to use the pineapple tidbits, rings can be used in place. I like the tidbits because you get pineapple and coconut flavor in each bite." - Donata
"The basic idea was to take a simple guacamole and add all of the flavours of a pina colada including pineapple, coconut and rum. All in all, I would have to say that this tropical inspired pina colada guacamole is amazing!" - Kevin
"A simple sherbet recipe perfect for summertime! This truly has all the flavors of a pina colada. It's cool, creamy and refreshing with small chunks of pineapple and a hint of coconut. Topped with pineapple and a cherry, it's a fun dessert for a summer party." - The Kitchen Crew
"These cupcakes are so easy to make and always a hit at picnics or family gatherings!" - Connie