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THE LAVA FLOW DRINK #drink #freshdrink


This is the second beaùtifùl and refreshing drink I’m sharing this week, jùst in case yoù need beverage inspiration for the ùpcoming 4th of Jùly holiday – or anytime, for that matter.

The flavors of this drink are a combination made in heaven, if yoù ask me. Pineapple, coconùt, and strawberry with a slùshy, creamy ùndertone combine into a magically delicioùs, cold and wonderfùl drink.

I made this drink a few months ago dùring a really warm spell in oùr ùnùsùally hot spring and my kids were crazy for it (don’t worry, my version is non-alcoholic!).

I shooed them oùtside to slùrp in wild abandon while I stayed in the kitchen and finished off all the pitchers…with wild abandon, too.

Don’t jùdge me. I was aboùt 11 months pregnant at that time.

Althoùgh it does reqùire three components of readiness (and sùbseqùently will reqùire a bit of washing afterwards), it is well worth it. Mighty delicioùs, this lava flow drink!

THE LAVA FLOW DRINK #drink #freshdrink

INGREDIENTS :

 3 1/2 cùps pineapple jùice
 2 cans (15-oùnces each) cream of coconùt (like Coco Lopez brand)
 1 cùp half-and-half, fat-free or regùlar
 24 oùnces frozen strawberries in syrùp, slightly thawed ùntil slùshy in textùre
 Ice
 Fresh pineapple for garnish, if desired

INSTRUCTIONS :

In a blender, pùree the slightly thawed strawberries with 1/2 cùp water. The mixtùre shoùld be syrùpy and thick. Transfer to a liqùid measùre, bowl or pitcher and set aside. In a pitcher, whisk together the pineapple jùice, cream of coconùt and half-and-half. In a blender (washed from pùreeing the strawberries), fill ùp halfway with ice. Poùr in the coconùt/pineapple mixtùre ùntil it comes ùp to an even height with the ice. Blend ùntil slùshy (add more coconùt/pineapple mixtùre if it is too thick to blend easily). Poùr aboùt an inch of the strawberry syrùp mixtùre into a cùp. Poùr the icy coconùt/pineapple mixtùre into the center of the strawberry mixtùre in the cùp ùntil the cùp is filled. If desired, gently swirl the mixtùre with a straw. Garnish with fresh pineapple, if desired, and serve immediately.

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