Garnish: Pineapple Wedge
The key to making this drink look good is to blend the ingredients separately. Blend the strawberries and rum together and pour in to a Hurricane glass. Next rinse out the blender and blend the banana, pineapple juice and coconut cream in ice. Add the creamy mix on top of the strawberry rum mix. When you blow down your straw, or stir the drink it simulates a ‘lava flow’. Very fun!
I’m writing this post from Vegas, and was inspired by the drinks by the pool today. Obviously this slushy style beverage doesn’t showcase the best of mixology like the usual drinks I post on here, it is however a fun and fruity option that gets you in a tropical mood. It is on the sweeter side, but the pineapple and coconut combination works perfectly. The lava flow is basically a colorful variation of a Pina Colada and a version I personally prefer, it reminds me of relaxing in Hawaii every time I drink it. Simply put it is a great drink for summer or lazing by the pool. (Remove the Rum for a great Virgin version for kids)