COCKTAILS RECIPES

Jalapeño Piña Colada

April 1, 2016

Jalapeño Piña Coloda recipe // Craftandcocktails.coUsually tropical drinks pop up when the heat of the summer has us melting quicker than a popsicle. Today’s tiki drink has some heat to it so it will keep you warm while the last of the winter chill still lingers. This weekend is calling for a round of these Jalapeño Pina Coladas, don’t you think!

Jalapeño Piña Coloda recipe // Craftandcocktails.co

Jalapeño Piña Coloda recipe // Craftandcocktails.coJalapeño Piña Coloda recipe // Craftandcocktails.coJalapeños can cause a burning mouth of fire. Adding sweet, fresh pineapple juice and cool, creamy coconut tempers that heat. It’s smooth and sipable with tinges of spiciness that work in harmony, leaving a linger heat in your mouth that has you coming back for more of this tropical drink!

Be sure to use coconut creme and not milk. It’s thicker and creamier and will help balance the heat from the jalapeño. Trader Joe’s has cans of coconut creme as do most grocery stores. Be sure not to use the saccharine bottled versions, they are like a coconut creme syrup and will make the drink too sweet.

Jalapeño Piña Coloda recipe // Jalapeño Piña Coloda recipe // Craftandcocktails.co.co

Jalapeno Pina Colada

Makes 1 drink

  • 2 oz aged, dark rum (I used Appleton)
  • 4 oz fresh pineapple juice
  • 2 oz coconut cream
  • 4 slices jalapeno, deseeded
  • pineapple and jalapeno slice, garnish

Juice pineapple Slice jalapeño and remove seeds. Place in a shaker. Muddle well. Add the rest of the ingredients into the shaker. Shake vigorously with ice. Strain into a tall glass with pebble or crushed ice. Garnish with pineapple and jalapeno slice.

Jalapeño Piña Coloda recipe // Craftandcocktails.co

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4 Comments

  • Reply Hannah April 1, 2016 at 8:22 pm

    Wow, this sounds so delicious!

    xx Hannah // http://www.HomemadeBanana.com

    • Reply Ashley Rose April 1, 2016 at 11:44 pm

      Thanks, Hannah! It really is!

  • Reply Jayme | holly & flora April 2, 2016 at 11:35 pm

    I’ll never get tired of mixing spicy with rum, pineapple, and coconut!! :-)))) And you HAVE to tell me you’ve tried St. George’s jalapeño vodka. I just did, and it blew me away. If I can’t find any fresh peppers, that would make a divine substitution. PS – I’m in love with these cocktail glasses! XO!

    • Reply Ashley Rose April 4, 2016 at 10:20 am

      Their green chili vodka is aaamazing, one of the few flavored vodkas that I utilize!
      Arn’t they darling? Found them at a local vintage store!

      xo

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