Mango Pina Colada Recipe

  • 8 oz white rum
  • 2 cups frozen mango chunks
  • 2 cups frozen pineapple chunks
  • 4 oz pineapple juice
  • 15 oz cream of coconut or coconut milk
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  How to make a Mango Pina Colada

  1. Pour all the ingredients into a blender
  2. Blend on high until creamy
  3. Serve

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Introducing the Refreshing Mango Pina Colada

Why it’s Refreshing

There’s nothing quite like a refreshing drink on a hot summer day, and the Mango Pina Colada is no exception. Made with frozen mango and pineapple chunks, pineapple juice, and cream of coconut or coconut milk, this drink is the perfect balance of sweet and tangy. The frozen fruit gives it a smooth, creamy texture that will cool you down in no time.

Flavor Profile

This tropical drink is a delicious blend of sweet mango and pineapple, with a hint of coconut. The pineapple juice gives it a nice tangy kick, while the cream of coconut or coconut milk adds a rich, creamy sweetness. It’s the perfect balance of flavors that will transport you to a tropical paradise with every sip.


The Mango Pina Colada is a taste sensation that will have your taste buds dancing with joy. It’s creamy, sweet, and a little bit tangy, with a delicious coconut undertone. It’s like a vacation in a glass.

When to Enjoy

The Mango Pina Colada is the perfect drink to enjoy on a hot summer day, whether you’re lounging by the pool or at the beach. It’s also great to serve at a party, or to enjoy as a refreshing treat after a meal.


If you’re looking for a refreshing, tropical drink that will transport you to paradise, look no further than the Mango Pina Colada. With its perfect balance of sweet and tangy flavors, it’s sure to be a hit with anyone who tries it. So, next time you’re in need of a refreshing drink, give the Mango Pina Colada a try!

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History of the Mango Pina Colada

The Mango Pina Colada’s Origins

It all started in the tropical paradise of Puerto Rico, where the Mango Pina Colada was first concocted in the early 1950s. Legend has it that a bartender at the Caribe Hilton Hotel was experimenting with different tropical ingredients and came up with the delicious combination of mango, pineapple, and coconut.

Rise to Fame

This drink quickly became a hit with the hotel guests and soon spread to other bars and restaurants on the island. It wasn’t long before it was being enjoyed by tourists from all over the world, and it became known as the “national drink of Puerto Rico.”

The Evolution of the Mango Pina Colada

Over the years, this drink has evolved and adapted to the changing tastes of drinkers. Some variations use different types of rum, while others use coconut milk or cream instead of cream of coconut. But one thing has remained constant: the delicious combination of mango, pineapple, and coconut that made the drink famous in the first place.

Mango Pina Colada today

Today, this drink is enjoyed by people all over the world, whether they’re lounging on a tropical beach or trying to escape the winter cold. It’s a timeless classic that will always be a favorite among tropical drink enthusiasts. So, next time you’re in need of a taste of paradise, give it a try!

Mango Pina Colada Nutrition Information:

It is difficult to give an exact calorie count for this drink as it depends on the specific ingredients and portions used, as well as the method of preparation. However, it is generally considered a high-calorie drink due to the inclusion of rum, cream of coconut or coconut milk, and frozen fruit which are all calorie-dense ingredients. A typical serving (8 oz) can range from around 300 to 600 calories. It’s important to keep in mind that consuming too many high-calorie drinks can contribute to weight gain and other health issues.


The alcohol we reference in this recipe

White Rum

Flavors we reference in this recipe

Mango Chunks

Pineapple Chunks

Dole 100% Pineapple Juice

Cream of Coconut

Syrups we reference in this recipe

Drink Mix (optional)

The equipment we reference in this recipe


Pina Colada Glass

Pina Colada Candy Garnish

 Nutrition information

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