Drunken Pineapple Cocktail

So what happens when your planned post is put on hold?  You make a cocktail of course!!!!  What cocktail?  Welllllll…..that is the tricky part….or is it….???

Drunken Pineapple Cocktail

Several weeks ago I soaked pineapple in vodka, tequila, and rum.  Apparently pineapple and watermelon are the perfect fruit to soak in any alcohol.  However, I noticed one of the restaurants I was inspecting was soaking berries in vodka.  They said blackberries, raspberries, and blueberries soaked in alcohol is sooooo delicious!

Now I do have plans for the pineapple in rum, so stay tuned.  I promise you will not be disappointed!

Today, I decided it was time to pull out the pineapple in the vodka and enjoy a few pieces…..maybe more!  When you soak the pineapple in any alcohol, be ready to give your keys up at the door.  No need for a shot glass, just grab a jar and eat some pineapple.

To soak the pineapple, just slice to the size you want.  Add the sliced pineapple to a jar with a good seal.  Then  fill the jar above the pineapple with alcohol of your choice.  Let it soak for at least two weeks.  My pineapple has been soaking for almost two months, which makes it even better.  It is okay to store the jar at room temperature in a dark, cool place.  This food safety lady promises it is definitely okay to keep the jar at room temp and not in a refrigerator.

Drunken Pineapple Cocktail

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Drunken Pineapple Cocktail

This drink is very refreshing, AND there is a little treat with every sip! The pineapple compliments the drink perfectly!

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Ingredients

1 Tbsp of pineapple soaked in vodka, finely diced
Spumante Sparkling Wine pre-chilled
1 Tbsp Creme de Cassi

Instructions

In a Champagne glass - add the finely diced pineapple, add the sparkling wine until flute is 3/4 full, then top with Creme de Cassi.

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Now just in case you missed the giveaway for Susan Mallery’s lovely cookbook, it is still happening until next week.  You can enter the giveaway here at the Bubbly Feta and Sweet Pepper Dip with Pita Chips post.  This giveaway makes me so giddy and happy!  Here is a sweet response I received from Susan on Facebook, she ROCKS!!!

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Oh, AND by the way, she really did share my post on her site….SQUEEEEEEEE!!!!!  Seriously, BEST news of the week EVER!!!  Here is my post shared on Susan Mallery’s site!

Drunken Pineapple Cocktail

To celebrate how wonderful life really is, let’s enjoy a lovely cocktail together!!!  Cheers my friends!!! 🙂

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  • Angie

    Now I wish I was a drinker…as drunken pineapples sound so intriguing!

  • rebecca

    fun drink

  • kitchenriffs

    Wow, this looks terrific! I’ve never done this – now, of course, I won’t rest until I do. 😉 Good stuff – thanks.

  • Holy cow this sounds good. This is less like drinking and more like eating – and you can get woozy 🙂

  • indiaandworldcuisine.blogspot.

    love love love this golden tropical cocktail,so zingy and fruity 🙂

  • The Joy of Caking

    You are always sharing the best cocktails with us Terra! Hope you have a great Labor Day – and cheers!

  • Hotly Spiced

    I love the colour of this cocktail. I have never thought of soaking pineapple in vodka but what a terrific idea and I love how pretty this drink is – now that summer is almost upon us, I must give this a try xx

  • Choc Chip Uru

    Beautifully coloured and delicious cocktail 😀

    Cheers
    CCU
    http://gobakeyourself.wordpress.com/

  • Tutti Dolci

    Now this is the way to enjoy pineapple! I’d love to soak some in rum… 😉

  • Definitely will be picking up a pineapple this weekend! Can’t wait to get this going because after seeing this, two weeks sounds like a long time to wait. 🙂

  • SpicieFoodie

    This cocktail sounds fantastic! Thanks so much for sharing the recipe, I hope to try it soon.

  • Como Water

    Um, did you say TWO MONTHS?!?!?!?!?!? Does this ship? 😉 I can’t even imagine how tasty this was, my friend! YUM! And hugs from Rwanda!!!

  • A_Boleyn

    I knew that I should have picked up that package of a dozen canning jars on sale at my grocery store cause I have most of a bottle of tequila that can be put to use in making some boozy fruit. And a bottle of some home made moonshine from my dad. 🙂