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Hawaiian Sunset Cocktail

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This Hawaiian Sunset Cocktail features pineapple juice, strawberry puree, and rum and transports you to the tropics with every delicious sip.

Hawaiian Sunset Cocktail garnished with a strawberry and pineapple slice

Hawaiian Sunset Cocktail

Multi-platinum singer-songwriter, Kenny Chesney, is coming to my hometown of Indianapolis as part of The Big Revival Tour. His Blue Chair Bay Rum has been named the official sponsor of No Shoes Nation. So I figured I’d whip up a tropical cocktail with this new rum line that was inspired by Kenny’s island lifestyle.

I’m a big fan of pineapple and rum drinks and adding some pureed strawberries wasn’t a stretch for my sensibilities. The strawberries have been fragrant and flavorful and the puree aroma was pure bliss. So it was no surprise that adding pineapple juice and a splash of rum would make this Hawaiian Sunset Cocktail beach-worthy beverage.

 

Hawaiian Sunset Cocktail with a strawberry garnish in front of a bottle of rum

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From the shores of the Caribbean, came the four flavors of Blue Chair Rum—white, coconut, coconut spiced and banana. I selected the white rum for this Hawaiian Sunrise but would love to swap it out to create a coconut version of this beach-ready drink.  Doesn’t that sound terrific?

As a bonus to my loyal readers, I have some tour swag to giveaway (now closed). This offer is good for those with US and Canadian mailing addresses only. Good luck!

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This Rum Punch looks amazing, as does this Pomegranate Rum Cocktail. I also love using rum to spike chocolate chip cookies or crepes!

Hawaiian Sunset Cocktail

Hawaiian Sunset Cocktail

A delectable tropical cocktail with rum, strawberry puree and pineapple juice.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Yield 2 large cocktails

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces Rum (try coconut if you dare)
  • 1/2 cup pineapple juice, fresh and chilled
  • 10 ounces strawberries, leaves removed, then pureed and strained to remove seeds
  • 2 tablespoons extra-fine sugar

Instructions

  1. Add up to 2 tablespoons of sugar to pureed strawberries to sweeten to taste. Mix all ingredients. Garnish with strawberries, pineapple slices or both. Serve.

Notes

Additional time needed to puree and strain the strawberries.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

2

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 191Total Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 3mgCarbohydrates: 31gFiber: 3gSugar: 26gProtein: 1g

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