Recipe Details

Deepen the flavor of a classic pina colada by grilling the pineapple before blending with the coconut milk, rum and crushed ice.


For the Grilled Pineapple

  1. Grill pineapple slices over medium heat 6 to 8 minutes or until lightly charred, turning occasionally.
  2. Cut 2 of the pineapple slices into wedges. Set aside.
  3. Coarsely chop remaining pineapple.

For the Tiki Torched Pina Colada Cocktail:

  1. Place chopped pineapple, coconut, milk, pineapple juice, rum and sugar in blender container. Cover.
  2. Blend on high speed until smooth, then, add ice and blend until slushy.
  3. Pour into beverage glasses and garnish with grilled pineapple wedges.


Tiki Torched Pina Colada Mocktail anyone?!  Simply add 2 teaspoons of McCormick Rum Flavor to the above preparations and ingredients (omitting the light rum).

Looking for a great, light dessert or accompaniment to your salads or proteins?!  The grilled pineapple makes a great dessert, "as-is" or with "a la mode" and is a delightful addition to your chicken, fish or pork entrees and a wide variety of salads!

This recipe makes 8 servings!