This Pina Colada Float Is (Almost) Better Than a Tropical Vacation

You can almost feel the island breezes with this summer staple. Make it a sweet deal with the addition of ice cream and a little sparkle. 

Boozy Floats

Boozy Floats

Pina Colada Float

Photo by: Sam Henderson

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The Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup coconut milk ice cream
  • 3 ounces coconut rum
  • 6 ounces pineapple soda
  • whipped cream
  • pineapple wedge, for garnish
  • shredded coconut, for garnish

The Instructions

Place coconut milk ice cream in the bottom of a medium float glass (10-12 ounces). Add the coconut rum and then slowly pour the pineapple soda over the ice cream to fill the glass.

Top with whipped cream and a pineapple wedge. Garnish with shredded coconut.

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