(Pi)na Colada





Introduction: (Pi)na Colada

A simple and festive no-bake pie recipe in a cup.  A perfect complement to any Pi day celebration!


2 6 oz. cans of pineapple juice
1 can coconut milk
1 1/2 teaspoons rum extract
1 (3.4 oz) box vanilla instant pudding
1 cup shredded coconut
1 carton heavy whipping cream
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 cup sugar
1 package (12-16) lemon ginger snaps
several large pineapple spears

Step 1: Combine Liquid

In a large bowl, combine nectar, coconut milk, and 1 teaspoon rum extract. Sprinkle pudding mix over liquid and whisk for 2 minutes.

Step 2: Whip Cream

Using an electric mixer, whisk entire carton of heavy whipping cream adding in sugar, vanilla extract and 1/2 teaspoon rum extract.

Step 3: Fold in Whipped Cream

Fold in half of the whipped cream.

Step 4: Crush Ginger Snaps

Crush ginger snaps between waxed paper using a rolling pin.

Step 5: Fill Goblets

Press crumb crust into bottom of goblet. Pour mixture on top of crust.  Fill about half the glass.  Chill in refrigerator for 3 hours.

Step 6:

Remove goblet from refrigerator. Top with remaining whipped cream and coconut.  

Step 7:

Cut pineapple into Pi symbol.  Use toothpicks to hold pieces together.  Place on edge of goblet and serve!



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    Yep, I think I will need one of these. Maybe five of them. :D