Malibu Vodka Cocktail with Pineapple

July 17, 2020Sew White

Looking to make an easy cocktail using Malibu? This is the recipe for you! This Malibu vodka cocktail tastes divine and is so easy to make. Add the ingredients to the glass, give it a little stir and you are ready to sip in style.

It’s always time for a cocktail right! I can’t wait to get making these for friends again soon. This Malibu cocktail is so easy to make and won’t take long if you are making them for guests.

The perfect taste of summer with the Malibu vodka cocktail

With lockdown and social distancing still going on and holidays and travel looking a bit more anxiety driven right now, I have created this recipe to act as the stand in between home and holiday. I can imagine drinking this on a beautiful beach with the feet on the sand and the waves washing over them. I’d love a holiday about now!

A cocktail for a drinks dispenser

This cocktail can easily be turned into a brilliant drink for a big glass drinks dispensers. I’ve fallen in love with them after many days on Pinterest looking for summer drink ideas. Depending on the size of your dispenser you will need to keep the ratios the same but it’s easy to up scale.

malibu vodka cocktail in a cocktail glass garnished with a slice of lime.

What can I mix with Malibu?

Malibu can be mixed with a range of other spirits and mixers. As Malibu has an iconic taste I’d recommend not having something which is also strong. Vodka is one of my favourites if I want to make the cocktail more powerful. Malibu is alcoholic but it’s not hugely strong so there isn’t too much wrong with adding a little extra.

In the way of mixers and other things to mix with Malibu the best options are pineapple juice, Coca Cola, lemonade, lime juice for a twist and weirdly, but also delicious, cranberry juice. In this recipe for the Malibu vodka cocktail I used Malibu and pineapple juice. Pineapple juice pairs with the beautiful tropical flavours so well and makes a lovely quick drink alone if you want something to think about holiday quickly.

What do I need for an easy Malibu cocktail?

The main part of wonderful Malibu vodka cocktail drink is only 5 ingredients plus ice. The Malibu provides that incredible coconut rum flavour. The vodka doesn’t add much in taste but does impact the alcohol side. Adding the fresh lime adds a sharpness to fight against the sweetness. The sugar syrup thickens up the finished cocktail slightly. Then to finish the cocktail you top up with pineapple juice.

  • Ice cubes
  • 25 ml Malibu
  • 25 ml Vodka
  • 12 fresh lime juice
  • 12 sugar syrup
  • pineapple juice

How do you drink Malibu Coconut Rum?

Malibu is a soft spirit and there are people who drink it neat. I however think the best way to drink it is with a mixer like Coca Cola, lemonade and the best of all, like in this recipe, simple pineapple juice. If you can juice it fresh the taste is far more amazing than pineapple juice in a carton but even that is wodnerful.

Does Malibu Coconut Rum get you drunk?

Drinking a lot of Malibu coconut rum will get you drink. Although only 21% proof, a lot less than other rums, Malibu is still alcoholic if not over poweringly so. As a lighter alcoholic drink it really works well for hot summer days. It is a great tall drinks where you want something long and that will last and when it’s hot and it’s too easy to drink quickly it won’t make you drunk too fast.

A golden cocktail glistening in the sunshine made with malibu and vodka

When you make this easy Malibu cocktail you will love how easy it is. Less than 5 minutes to make. I’m sure if you want were short on time and had everything out of the cupboards you could easily do it in a minute or less!

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Easy Malibu Vodka Cocktail

This Malibu vodka cocktail tastes divine and is so easy to make. Add the ingredients to the glass, give it a little stir and you are ready to sip in style.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Cocktails, Drinks
Cuisine: International
Keyword: cocktail, malibu, Malibu vodka cocktail, vodka
Servings: 1 drink
Calories: 160kcal
Author: Sisley White

Equipment

  • cocktail glass

Ingredients

  • Ice cubes
  • 25 ml Malibu
  • 25 ml Vodka
  • 12 fresh lime juice
  • 12 sugar syrup
  • pineapple juice

Instructions

  • Add some ice to a cocktail glass for a few minutes while you get the other ingredients ready. This will chill the glass
  • Remove the ice cubes.
  • Add the Malibu to the glass followed by the vodka.
  • Add the lime juice and sugar and give a little stir very gently.
  • Top up with pineapple juice and serve.

Notes

I used Ciroc Colada vodka but normal vodka works well.

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