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Fresh Cherry Pina Colada

Do you remember that Fresh Cherry Syrup that I showed you how to make earlier this week? If not, you’re going to want to check it out because it is one of my favorite parts about this amazing Fresh Cherry Pina Colada.


Fresh Cherry Piña Colada

It has all the greatness of a traditional pina colada, plus the benefit of fresh bing cherries and fresh cherry syrup to add a whole new dimension to this timeless classic.

Fresh Cherry Pina Colada

It also happens to be one of the prettiest drinks I’ve ever made. And I’ve made a LOT of drinks. I spent 10 years off and on as a bartender back in the 2000’s.

Fresh Cherry Pina Colada

You need to whip out the blender, pick up some coconut cream, and get going on these.

Fresh Cherry Pina Colada

By the way, these would also be fantastic without alcohol too. Just make sure you keep the batches straight because they look identical! 😉

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Fresh Cherry Pina Colada

The next sunny warm day you find yourself working out in the yard and wanting something sweet and cold to drink, I definitely recommend these. Make a pitcher and share with your neighbors. Cherries are only fresh for a short time of the year, take advantage and get blending!

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Yield: 3 cocktails

Fresh Cherry Pina Colada


Fresh cherries meet coconut cream and pineapple juice for one of my favorite variations of a pina colada that I've ever enjoyed. Take advantage of those fresh cherries and get your drink on!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes


  • 1 cup ice cubes
  • 8-10 fresh bing cherries, pitted
  • 1/2 oz fresh cherry syrup
  • 2 ounces coconut cream
  • 2 ounces pineapple juice
  • 2 ounces white rum


  1. Place all the ingredients into a blender, and blend until combined. Serve with a dollop of whipped cream and a fresh cherry and pineapple garnish.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 215Total Fat: 3gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 25mgCarbohydrates: 37gFiber: 1gSugar: 28gProtein: 1g

Nutrition data provided here is only an estimate. If you are tracking these things for medical purposes please consult an outside, trusted source. Thanks!

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Nicole Johnson

Nicole Johnson, a self-taught expert in grilling and outdoor cooking, launched Or Whatever You Do in 2010. Her blog, renowned for its comprehensive and creative outdoor cooking recipes, has garnered a vast audience of millions. Nicole's hands-on experience and passion for grilling shine through her work. Her husband, Jeremiah Johnson, also plays a pivotal role in recipe development, adding his culinary flair to the mix. Together, they form a dynamic duo, offering a rich and varied outdoor cooking experience to their followers.

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