The Painkiller Slushie

Blend the classic tiki cocktail with ice for a grown-up tropical slushie

A tiki bar classic, the original Painkiller cocktail conjures ocean breezes with its vacation-ready blend of fruit juices, rum and coconut cream. This remix blends the drink with plenty of ice, creating a potent adult slushie you'll want to sip all summer long. Pro tip: The drink works great in batches, making it the perfect option for summer gatherings that stretch from early afternoon into the night. Bring the tropics into your home and set up your very own tiki bar, complete with this refreshing fruity cocktail. 


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Recipe from the Tasting Table Test Kitchen for Crate and Barrel

The Painkiller Slushie
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Put the classic tiki cocktail on ice in this slushy spin on the sweet drink featuring the tropical flavors of pineapple, coconut and rum.
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Total time: 10 minutes
  • 4 ounces pineapple juice
  • 2 ounces rum
  • 1 ounce orange juice
  • 1 ounce cream of coconut
  • 1½ cups ice
  • 1 ounce grenadine
  • Grated nutmeg, for garnish
  • Orange slice, for garnish
  • Maraschino cherry, for garnish
  1. In a blender, combine the pineapple juice, rum, orange juice, cream of coconut and ice. Blend until smooth and thick. Pour half of the mixture into a tiki glass.
  2. Return the blender to its stand and add the grenadine, then blend until smooth. Pour the remaining slushie mix into the tiki glass and stir gently with a spoon to make the drink ombré pink in color.
  3. Garnish with nutmet, an orange slice and maraschino cherry, then serve. Crate and Barrel provided the products featured here and sponsored this post.
Calories per Serving 390
Total Fat 4.8 g
Saturated Fat 4.4 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Total Carbohydrates 53.9 g
Dietary Fiber 0.8 g
Total Sugars 43.4 g
Sodium 35.2 mg
Protein 1.1 g
The information shown is Edamam’s estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.
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