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How To Make Pina Colada With Vodka? (2 Easy & Simple Methods)

Pina Colada With Vodka
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Can you make pina colada with vodka? Pina colada is a delicious drink that can be made with or without alcohol. It can be even more enjoyable with a little vodka. Now the question is ‘how to make pina colada with vodka?’

This drink is very simple to make and it will take about only five minutes of your time. In this blog post, we will discuss two methods. The first one is using a blender method and another one is without a blender method.

Pina Colada Recipe with Vodka

This is one of the most popular drinks in the world. It’s a mixture of rum, pineapple juice, and coconut cream. Here we will show you the process in detail, so you can enjoy this delicious cocktail whenever you want.

Required Ingredients

  1. 60 ml vodka
  2. 45 ml coconut cream
  3. 90 ml pineapple juice
  4. 2 cups crushed ice/ ice cube
  5. 20 ml lime juice
  6. Fresh pineapple wedge and pineapple leaf (optional)


Using a blender method is the easiest way. You will get your perfect drink by following a few easy steps.

  1. Put all the ingredients including ice cubes into a blender that is designed to handle tough ingredients like ice.
  2. Close the lid and switch on the blender. Blend the ingredients at a high speed until they are smooth and creamy like an actual. Usually, it takes a maximum of 30 to 60 seconds.
  3. If necessary add more ice to achieve your desired consistency.
  4. Your pina colada cocktail is ready to serve.
  5. Garnish with a slice of pineapple and serve with a straw.
  6. Put some ice cubes in the glass if you like to add extra coldness.

Note: While using a blender for crushing ice be sure that your blender is capable of handling such a tough ingredient. 

Now we are going to discuss the 2nd method that is without a blender method.

  1. Put all the ingredients including crushed ice into a cocktail shaker.
  2. Close the lid and shake it until you get desired texture.
  3. When shaking is done pour it into the glass.
  4. Garnish with a slice of pineapple and serve with a straw.
  5. Put some ice cubes in the glass if you like to add extra coldness.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you use vodka instead of rum in a Pina Colada?

There are many people who say no and there are also others who claim that it is an acceptable substitution. Actually, it’s really up to the individual. Usually, vodka is often used in place of rum in Pina Coladas. But it has a distinct flavor and lacks the sweetness of rum. So if you use vodka instead of rum then you need to add additional pineapple juice with vodka.

Is cream of coconut the same as coconut milk?

The fat content varies between coconut milk and coconut cream. They’re both prepared with similar components: coconut flesh and water. Coconut cream has a greater fat concentration and less water. On the other hand, coconut milk is thinner and has a milk-like texture.


Hopefully, this blog post was helpful for you and by now you know the way of making your favorite pina colada cocktail. Let me know if you have any queries regarding this topic.

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