Pineapple Orange Coconut Rum Cocktail


Who doesn’t love making cocktails? My favorite drink lately that goes down well with my friends is a pineapple orange coconut rum cocktail, when mixed together is the perfect combination of flavors.

These drinks take my breath away every single time. Absolutely perfect and a major blessing in the summer months. Best of all, there are only 4 key ingredients, meaning it isn’t a chore to put this concoction together for you and your friends. This is a cocktail of tropical nature that really allows me to embrace the summer and feel refreshed.

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I first had this on holiday and absolutely had to replicate it for myself, with a little bit of a twist that I introduced. If making these drinks doesn’t make you down right happy, I don’t know what will.

Fruity cocktails are all the rage lately and I’ll show you how to introduce this recipe into your own life that you can share with your family and friends. They’ll definitely thank you for doing so.

If there was ever a pool side beverage made for hot days, then this is it! Nothing beats this easy coconut rum drink that you can indulge in. They also go pretty well when the whether isn’t so nice too, restoring you back to a bliss and tropical surrounding.

When I first introduced this famous recipe to my friends they thought it was divine and now it has become their go to choice when we’re together. With it being so easy to make, one thing for certain is you can’t go wrong.

How To Make Coconut Rum Cocktail

4 ingredients is all you need to turn your cocktail dreams into a reality. Super simple and the flavors that come with pineapple orange coconut rum recipes will give you a new release of life. We’ll bring you through the best combination of what to mix with coconut rum to yield the best taste.

Pour equal measure of the orange & pineapple juice to a glass of your choosing. Then to turn it into the ultimate cocktail, add the coconut rum. Once this has all be combined and mixed, you can sit back, put your feet up and enjoy your drink alone or with company.

Make sure you stir the ingredients really well and add ice for that refreshing vibrant taste.


Orange Juice: Provides a citrusy base and natural sweetness to the cocktail.

Pineapple Juice: Adds a tropical flavor and complements the orange juice with its tangy sweetness.

Coconut Rum: The key ingredient that gives the cocktail its distinctive coconut flavor and alcoholic content.

Ice Cubes: Used to chill the drink and add a refreshing cold element.

Pineapple Slices (for garnish): Enhances the presentation and adds a hint of pineapple flavor.

Fresh Nutmeg: Sprinkled on top for an added layer of flavor, giving a slight spicy note to the cocktail.

Pineapple Orange Coconut Rum Cocktail

4 from 25 votes
Recipe by Laura Ritterman Course: DrinksCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy


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With only 4 ingredients required, you can be enjoying this simple coconut rum drink from home. Refreshed, tasty and tropical are some of the words that come to mind with this incredible recipe.


  • Four (4) medium cups of orange juice

  • Four (4) medium cups of pineapple juice

  • 1 and a 1/2 cups of coconut rum

  • ice-cubes

  • Pineapple slices for maximum decorative effect

  • Fresh nutmeg


  • Combine the oj and pineapple juice of equal measures into a large container.
  • Pour 1 and a half cups of coconut rum into the large container, which should be the perfect amount to taste the rum but not overkill the flavor with alcohol.
  • Add 3-4 large ice cubes per glass
  • Stir the recipe to allow the flavors mix.
  • Ready for take off, pour the drink into the glass of your choosing.
  • Add fresh nutmeg on top for added flavour
  • Optional: Garnish the glass with fruits to decorate.
  • Sit back and enjoy!


  • Although optional, add fruits around the glass for optimal presentation.
  • Make sure the pineapple juice and orange juice is fresh for best results.

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Tips & Tricks

  1. Quality of Ingredients Matters: Always use fresh, high-quality orange and pineapple juices. The freshness of the juices significantly enhances the overall taste of the cocktail. I prefer freshly squeezed orange juice and pure pineapple juice for the best flavor.
  2. Balancing the Rum: The coconut rum is the star of this cocktail, so choosing a good brand is key. I’ve found that a well-balanced coconut rum shouldn’t overpower the fruity flavors but should complement them. Adjust the rum quantity based on your preference for alcohol strength.
  3. Chill Your Glasses: For an extra refreshing experience, chill your cocktail glasses in the freezer for about 15 minutes before serving. This keeps the drink colder for longer, especially on hot days.
  4. Garnish Creatively: While pineapple slices are classic, don’t be afraid to get creative with garnishes. I sometimes add a sprig of mint or a slice of lime for an extra pop of color and flavor. Edible flowers can also make a stunning addition.
  5. Serving for a Crowd: If you’re making this cocktail for a party, mix the juices and rum in a large pitcher. Keep it in the refrigerator and serve over ice in individual glasses. This way, you can enjoy the party without playing bartender all night.

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There you have it, although there are many variations of rum cocktails around, this coconut rum recipe is all you need to have an amazing afternoon/evening. You can make it in under 10 minutes flat and the fact it is low on calories is also a major benefit. You’re now well on your way to replicating this drink from the comfort of your home. I love to watch my friends as they enjoy this and see the smile that it brings to their faces.

Didn’t I say this was a simple recipe worth making! We love to hear from our readers when they make our recipes and especially one as tasty as this. Send us images of the drinks you make and any other additions you include to amplify the taste. There are many coconut rum recipes around but I believe this is the best and most simple mixer around, which I know you’ll enjoy.

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