Pina Colada Lemonade

Pina Colada Lemonade

Thank you Teresa for your inspiration, friendship, and great recipe! 
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 30


  • 6 cups pineapple or 3-20 oz cans crushed pineapple
  • 4 cups freshly squeezed lemon juice*
  • 6 cups sugar
  • 3 t. coconut extract


  • Makes 6-8 pints or 3 quarts of canned concentrate
  • In a food processor, blender or bullet puree pineapple in batches.  
  • Transfer pineapple puree to a stainless steel saucepan over medium-high heat. DO NOT BOIL. Add lemon juice and sugar and stir to combine. 
  • Using a thermometer heat to 190 degrees Fahrenheit, stirring occasionally. Because this recipe has sugar it will get to temperature rather quickly so keep your eye on the thermometer. Remove from heat. Add coconut extract.
  • Ladle mixture into jars leaving 1/4 inch headspace. Wipe rim, add hot lids and tighten rings just finger tight. Process in water bath canner at a boil for 15 minutes.
  • To reconstitute, mix one part concentrate with one part water, tonic water or ginger ale. Adjust concentrate to suit your taste.  
  • *You can use bottled lemon juice for this recipe as well!!!
  • **If you do not want to process this concentrate in canning jars, freeze the concentrate in 1 to 2 cup portions.
Keyword Lemonade, Pina Colada, Pina Colada Lemonade