There are many ways to kick back and beat the heat, but one of the best combines the relaxing effects of a smooth cocktail with the refreshing chill of a summertime treat.
Cornelia Guest’s Spiked Strawberry Pina Colada Pops are the perfect icy treats that blend seasonal strawberries and pineapple with your favorite rum. It’s a rich concoction perfect for lounging around on these steamy, sunny days and the ultimate compliment to any summer party.
Cornelia Guest is the owner and founder of Cornelia Guest Events, author of Simple Pleasures, and has worked with such as style makers as Donna Karan, Estee Lauder, MAC Cosmetics and Badgley Mischka.
Spiked Strawberry Pina Colada Pops
Credit: Cornelia Guest of Cornelia Guest Events (www.corneliaguest.com)
- 3 cups fresh cubed pineapple
- 1/3 cup unsweetened coconut milk
- 1Ž2 cup water
- 3 tbs. sugar
- 1/3 cup rum
- 1 cup sliced strawberries
Directions: Puree all ingredients (except strawberries) in blender until smooth. Strain through a fine-mesh sieve and discard solids. Add strawberries and pour into molds and freeze for 30 minutes. Insert sticks and freeze overnight. (To be safe one should leave the popsicles in the freezer for at least 24 hours)