Which fruit do you think of when it comes to sensational summertime drinks? One of the most popular has to be pineapple, which somehow manages to offer the perfect amount of sweetness without going over the top.
Now that the hottest days of summer are here, you might need a few drink recipes to add a little extra sunshine to your day. And this first one will have you daydreaming through your work day about sipping refreshing pineapple drinks while sitting outside beside the pool.
This boozy pineapple whip recipe from Delish blends frozen pineapple, coconut rum, coconut milk and sweetened condensed milk into a creamy, dreamy drink that will make you swear you’re vacationing on a tropical beach.
Buzzfeed Tasty shared a whipped pineapple and Blue Curacao cocktail called The Swimming Pool that just screams summertime. Get out your blender to whip together some crushed ice, fresh pineapple, canned pineapple juice, a little bit of white rum and toasted coconut syrup.
Pour Blue Curacao in your cocktail glass before topping it with the frothy pineapple mixture, and voila! There’s a delicious swimming pool topped with sunshine in your glass.
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Of course, if you’d prefer a booze-free whipped pineapple treat, there’s always Disney’s three-ingredient Dole Whip recipe that you can make at home. It’s classic, refreshing and so easy. All you need is vanilla ice cream, pineapple juice and frozen pineapple.
If watermelon is your favorite fruit of summer, you might want to make watermelon, vodka and prosecco slushies instead. Or maybe try both!
Just keep your blender out on the kitchen counter, because you’re going to need it to make delicious icy, boozy drinks all summer long!