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Rodney’s winter pina colada

This tropical drink isn't just for those hot summer days, bring the sunshine into the winter with this version. 



Pineapple Tea

  • One whole pineapple peel, washed well
  • 500ml water
  • 1 cup ice
  • Good size knob of ginger, sliced
  • 4-5 cloves
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

Pina Colada

  • 1/2 fresh pineapple, peeled, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 cup coconut cream or milk
  • 1 cup pineapple tea
  • 1/2 cup white rum
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • Juice of one lime
  • 1/4 cup dark rum


Pineapple Tea

  1. Add pineapple peel, water, ice, ginger, cloves, cinnamon stick, turmeric, and lemon juice to a pot and bring to a boil. Let simmer for 10 to 15 minutes and strain and add ice if you want to cool it down. Set aside for cocktail. 

Pina Colada

  1. Cut your skin off the pineapple and set it aside and then cut it into one-inch pieces. 
  2. Purée one cup of pineapple, hot pineapple tea coconut milk, rum, lime juice, and maple syrup (if desired) until frothy.
  3. Garnish and serve immediately or put into a fridge to chill. Enjoy! 


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