Easy Pineapple Cocktail

I just love eating fresh pineapple in the summer. It's so versatile whether you have it as a side fruit, chopped up in a salsa, or grilled for your burger or taco toppings. Using a pineapple corer is an easy way to get the fruit out, but because the sides don't necessarily reach all the way I often feel like I'm letting good stuff go to waste. Rather than chopping up the remnants, or worse, throwing it out, I turn that pineapple upside down and start gently squeezing the remaining juice out. It turns out this is usually just enough juice to make 1-2 of my tasty tropical drinks.

 Tito's is my go-to for cocktails with vodka. I also love the Bodum double wall glasses, they're great for keeping your summer drinks cold.

Tito's is my go-to for cocktails with vodka. I also love the Bodum double wall glasses, they're great for keeping your summer drinks cold.

Here's what you'll need for one cocktail:

  • 1 oz Vodka
  • 1/2 oz Triple Sec
  • 4-5 oz Pineapple Juice (Fresh if you can!)
  • Optional: 1-2 Sprigs of Fresh Mint

Fill your cocktail shaker with ice, add all ingredients and shake vigorously. Garnish with a pineapple wedge, kick back, and enjoy.

Cheers!