Thirsty Thursday: Pina Colada

Enjoy a Pina Colada any season, with or without sand. Today's drink is dedicated to all the Mid-West and East Coasters who are wondering if it will ever be warm again.

1 cup crushed ice
2 ounces light rum
2 ounces pina colada mix
1 cup pineapple chunks
1 scoop vanilla ice cream (or 1 ounce half & half, or coconut milk)

Step 1: put 1 cup crushed ice into blender
Step 2: pour in rum and pina colada mix

Step 3: put pineapple chunks into blender

Step 4: add one or two small scoops of vanilla ice cream into the blender

Step 5: blend on high until the mixture is smooth and creamy

Step 6: pour into a cognac glass and garnish with a pineapple slice or umbrella

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