Pina Colada Cocktail

  • 2HR
  • 133KCAL

The Summer is back again, so we decided to add to our collection of slimming friendly cocktails with this Pina Colada Cocktail.

NutritionPer Serving

  • Calories133
  • Carbs19g
  • Protein0.1g
  • Fat0.03g
  • Saturates0.003g
  • Sugars15g

For the full list of ingredients and comprehensive instructions, please see the recipe card below. Before you scroll, there’s important stuff in the blurb!

Our Pina Colada Cocktail is a slimming friendly summer favourite that’s perfect if you’re counting calories or following a plan like Weight Watchers.

When we asked for cocktail requests in our Facebook group, this Pina Colada Cocktail was one of the most requested. Unlike traditional Pina Coladas, this Pina Colada Cocktail has no blended fruit in it at all, instead the tropical taste comes from a combination of white rum, Malibu, Alpro Coconut Drink, Lilt and pineapple and lime.

This Pina Colada Cocktail is one of those cocktails that’s a slush, which makes it perfect for a hot, sunny day and you could even make it into ice lollies if you prefer – just make sure not to let the kids near them!

What diets is this Pina Colada Cocktail suitable for?

This Pina Colada Cocktail recipe is suitable for dairy free and gluten free diets.

Please make sure to double or triple check all of your ingredients if you’re cooking for people with allergies.

How Weight Watchers friendly is this Pina Colada Cocktail recipe?

  • You need to count 4 Points per portion of this Pina Colada Cocktail recipe if you’re on WW Green.
  • You need to count 4 Points per portion of this Pina Colada Cocktail recipe if you’re on WW Blue.
  • You need to count 4 Points per portion of this Pina Colada Cocktail recipe if you’re on WW Purple.

Do you need any special ingredients to make this Pina Colada Cocktail?

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We’ve used Malibu and Alpro Coconut Drink in this recipe and you should be able to pick these up in the supermarket.

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How many calories are in this Pina Colada Cocktail?

There are 133 calories per portion in this Pina Colada Cocktail, which means it falls into our Everyday Light category.

This Pina Colada Cocktail is perfect if you’re following a calorie controlled diet and fits well with any one of the major diet plans such as Weight Watchers.

As a guide, an average man needs around 2,500kcal (10,500kJ) a day to maintain a healthy body weight. For an average woman, that figure is around 2,000kcal (8,400kJ) a day. Obviously, if your goal is to lose weight then you might want to adjust these slightly! You can read more about these recommendations on the NHS website.

Step 1

Place the pineapple chunks in a freezer proof tub.

Step 2

Add the Malibu, White Rum and Alpro Coconut Drink. Stir well.

Step 3

Place a lid on the tub, and freeze for 2 hours.

Step 4

Lift out the freezer and break up the slush with a fork.

Step 5

Divide the slush between two glasses and top with Lilt Zero – Enjoy!

What could I serve with this Pina Colada Cocktail?

Our Pina Colada Cocktail is perfect for a summer barbecue and works really well when served with any of the following dishes:

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How long can you keep this Pina Colada Cocktail for?

As this cocktail has a slush consistency, it really should be served immediately as otherwise it will melt. You could store these Pina Colada Cocktails in the freezer if you wanted and we find it also makes really great ice lollies.

Can I freeze this Pina Colada Cocktail?

Yes you can! This recipe can be frozen, but please remember to do the following;

  • Use a container or bag that is suitable for freezing.

Don’t forget to add a label with what it is, and on what date you put it in the freezer – you don’t want the kids getting to your cocktail, after all!

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Pina Colada Cocktail

The Summer is back again, so we decided to add to our collection of slimming friendly cocktails with this Pina Colada Cocktail.
  • Prep Time
    2 HR
  • KCals 133
  • Carbs 19G
WW Points
  • 4 Green
  • 4 Blue
  • 4 Purple

Ingredients

  • 35 ml white rum
  • 25 ml Malibu
  • 200 ml Alpro Coconut Drink
  • 330 ml Lilt Zero
  • 1 handful pineapple chunks
  • lime wedges

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Instructions

  1. Place the pineapple chunks in a freezer proof tub.
  2. Add the Malibu, white rum and Alpro Coconut Drink. Stir well.
  3. Place a lid on the tub, and freeze for 2 hours.
  4. Lift out the freezer and break up the slush with a fork.
  5. Divide the slush between two glasses and top with Lilt Zero - Enjoy!

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CarenSaturday 30th May 2020

Can this pina colada also be made as a virgin cocktail?

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    LisaSunday 31st May 2020

    Hi Caren. Yes, just leave out the alcohol.

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