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Refreshing Coconut Lime Cocktail

Refreshing Coconut Lime Cocktail

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This recipe for a refreshing coconut lime cocktail will take your tastebuds to a tropical island. All the flavor of summer, right in your kitchen.

12 years ago my husband and I set off on our honeymoon to Mexico.  This vacation, in a beautiful ocean side resort, was a wedding gift which made it possible for us to actually take a honeymoon. We spent our time relaxing, taking in the culture and enjoying the weather.  Our resort even had a swim up bar in the pool where we enjoyed authentic piña coladas.  Being young and just out of college this was an amazing experience, one we have yet to repeat.  My husband and I still  reminisce about those piña coladas, they were seriously delicious. In an effort to capture that tropical taste and feeling, I made a refreshing coconut lime cocktail that combines all the flavors synonymous with summer. 

Coconut Lime Cocktail

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Grab a shaker and a few simple ingredients to make this simple coconut lime rum drink.  Not as heavy as a true piña colada, but just as delicious with a big more citrus.

Refreshing coconut lime cocktail

A key ingredient here is cream of coconut.  This ingredient is thick sweetened coconut cream and is key in making piña coladas and other tropical drinks. It is different from coconut cream you can find in can at a grocery store. Be sure to get this sweet version.

Pair this delicious coconut flavor with fresh squeezed lime and coconut rum and you have the perfect summer cocktail. It’s a lime and coconut drink you will return to time and time again to quench your thirst.

Refreshing Coconut Lime Cocktail

Coconut Lime Cocktail

Yield: 2 servings
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

A refreshing summer drink recipe


  • 3 ounces Cream of Coconut
  • 2 ounces Lime Juice
  • 3 ounces Coconut Rum
  • 1 wedge lime, for garnish


  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and add cream of coconut, lime juice and rum.
  2. Shake well and pour over ice.  Garnish with lime and enjoy. 
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 2 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 439Total Fat: 28gSaturated Fat: 22gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 51mgSodium: 135mgCarbohydrates: 37gFiber: 5gSugar: 26gProtein: 3g

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You know the song….put the lime in the coconut…you’re singing it now I know it! This coconut lime cocktail is that drink! Who doesn’t love a simple coconut rum drink. If you are a fan of rum cocktails check out this summer fishbowl punch and a yummy frozen pineapple daiquiri.

Be sure to Pin this coconut lime drink recipe so you can make it this summer!

Refreshing coconut lime cocktail perfect for summer

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