A cocktail that tastes just like a Pineapple Upside Down Cake will sweeten up your weekend. It’s such a girly drink- insanely sweet and gorgeous in color.
Pineapple Upside Down Cocktail is dessert in a glass, so make sure you skip dessert or I can’t be responsible for your sugar overload. It’s a simple and easy mixture of pineapple juice, cake-flavored vodka (one of the best tasting things ever), amaretto (another one of the best tasting things ever), a little lime juice, and grenadine. Vanilla-flavored vodka can be used in place of the cake-flavored vodka and you could try some coconut-flavored rum in place of the amaretto.
Pretty much any way you make it, it’s going to be delicious.
You pour the grenadine in last and it is supposed to sink to the bottom and form two distinct layers, with the red on the bottom representing the cherries on the bottom of a pineapple upside down cake.
But my layers really blended together, especially by the time I whipped my camera out. It’s still a gorgeous drink though and I’m thinking it is better to have that wonderful sweet flavor of the grenadine all through the drink.
Whether you enjoy one relaxing by the pool or on the back porch with your girlfriends, Pineapple Upside Down Cocktail is an easy, delicious drink to enjoy.
We are heading to the beach tomorrow for a week and I’m thinking I may be packing the cake-flavored vodka to make a few more of these. 🙂
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Pineapple Upside Down Cocktail
- 2 1/2 cups chilled pineapple juice
- 3 ounces cake-flavored vodka, preferably chilled
- 1 ounce amaretto
- 2 teaspoons fresh lime juice
- 1 ounce grenadine
- cherries and pineapple slices for garnish
- In a small pitcher, combine pineapple juice, vodka, amaretto, and lime juice.
- Divide mixture between 2 glasses. I like to use Hurricane glasses.
- Slowly pour 1/2 ounce of grenadine into each glass.
- Garnish with cherries and pineapple slices.
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10 thoughts on “Pineapple Upside Down Cocktail”
Very tasteful & refreshing! Beautiful drink!
I love all of your cocktails! They are so pretty and such creative flavors! I can’t wait to try this!
This looks delish! I love grenadine, it makes for some perfect picture cocktails too! Thirsty now 😉 Cheers!
What a gorgeous tropical drink, Christin! I’m pretty sure my mom would go nuts-o if I made these for her! LOVE the color of these babies and your photos are gorgeous as always! Pinned.
Pineapple drink! Things can’t get any more Summer than this! Beautiful!
Who know that there was such a thing as cake vodka…you cocktail could definitely to served as a dessert in a glass. 🙂
Yum! This is a perfect dessert cocktail! I will definitely make this to end dinner at my next girl’s night in. Great idea!
Yummm!! How gorgeous is this cocktail?! lovely colours and flavours.. 🙂
I am up for a girly drink any day of the week! This one looks like my new favorite! What an amazing idea! I like the color that happened when the grenadine mixed in -super pretty!
Looks like a great cocktail!