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Dole Whip with Rum

4.84 from 6 votes

posted: 04/13/18

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This Disney Dole Whip with Rum is just like the magical treat you get in the happiest place on Earth, but the grown up version! There are only four Rum Dole Whip ingredients so you will want to make this anytime you are itching for a sunny warm vacation!

glass of vanilla dole whip with metal straw and pineapple garnish

Well folks, we have been home for a FULL week, and I still can’t say that I’m acclimated back to regular life. Each day I wake up wishing that I could go for a run with an ocean view and then sit by a pool while sipping a magical drink. And yet each day I wake up and am picking up Magna-Tiles and pouring cereal for children who also wish they were skipping by a pool.


(P.S. I can see that I sound super spoiled and whiny right now . . . can we indulge me just for today?)

Earlier this month we took a four night cruise in the Caribbean with Disney and it was seriously magical. I didn’t grow up with all things Disney, but even my cynical black heart was totally mesmerized by all the magic they make. The highlight of the trip for me was standing on the cruise deck the second night dancing with my sweet 10 year old boy and then watching fireworks.

Maybe the second most magical moment was discovering that aboard the cruise ship you can get a famous Dole Whip . . . . WITH BOOZE.

pouring dole whip float into a tall glass


  1. Grab some frozen pineapple (they sell it by the bag in the frozen fruit section) and a frozen banana.
  2. Blend that with some coconut milk.
  3. Blend in some rum at the end.
  4. Enjoy for all the days of your life.

On the most magical vacation ever, they offered up all these different types of rum that you could get your Dole Whip with. I went with a vanilla rum and it was total perfection. They didn’t really blend it together and it ended up being more like a dole whip float, which was totally fine by me.

In this version, I couldn’t find vanilla rum, so I went with what I had and blended it all together. It was just like being on vacation again.

For like a minute.

I will take what I can get.


  • If you like you don’t like your drinks too sweet, use a lite non sweetened coconut milk.
  • As I mentioned, you could use different flavors of rum in this to mix it up a little.
  • Next time I make this, I might throw in some frozen strawberries too!

Okay guys, wish me luck as I try to reintegrate into normal society. A few more of these will probably help.

Rum Dole Whip in a glass with pineapple chunks

Rum Dole Whip in a glass with pineapple chunks
4.84 from 6 votes

Dole Whip with Rum

Serves: 4 cocktails
(tap # to scale)
Prep: 10 minutes
This Disneyland Dole Whip recipe with Rum is the perfect frozen cocktail! Made with only four ingredients, get your sunny vacation fix at home!


  • 4 cups frozen pineapple
  • 1 cup sweetened coconut milk (see note one)
  • 1 frozen banana
  • 6 ounces rum (see note two)


  • Combine all of the ingredients in the blender and blend until smooth.


Recipe Note 1: If you don't like your drinks too sweet, get non sweetened coconut milk.
Recipe Note 2: This drink is amazing with vanilla rum!
Calories: 279kcal (14%) Carbohydrates: 25g (8%) Protein: 1g (2%) Fat: 9g (14%) Saturated Fat: 8g (50%) Monounsaturated Fat: 2g Sodium: 9mg Potassium: 303mg (9%) Fiber: 2g (8%) Sugar: 20g (22%) Vitamin A: 50IU (1%) Vitamin C: 112.2mg (136%) Calcium: 40mg (4%) Iron: 0.7mg (4%)
Author: Lisa Longley
Rum Dole Whip in a glass with pineapple chunks

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  1. Smitha Deepak says

    5 stars
    Amazing recipea

  2. Douglas Hobgood says

    4 stars
    Variation to the Dole whip:

    Use Amaretto icecream instead of coconut milk.
    Use Malibu or Cruzin Coconut Rum for the coconut flavor

    Or use Disaronno Ameretto & Vanilla icecream with the coconut rum for an added kick.

  3. Rosa says

    Got the ingredients going to make some tonight

  4. Sophia says

    Hello! Could u give me a name brand of milk. Is it can or carton.

    • Lisa Longley says

      I love using Coco Lopez. It comes in a can!

  5. Heather says

    do you use coconut milk from the can or the half gallon cartons you find by the soy milk?

    • Lisa Longley says

      From the can

  6. Jennifer Davis says

    Can you freeze any left overs? I know, i should have left overs but I can’t drink it all myself. lol

    • Lisa Longley says

      Yes! This is a great cocktail to freeze.

  7. Clarissa says

    What can you replace the coconut milk with? Im not a big fan of coconut

  8. Beverly says

    Hi! I just discovered this and want to make it right now! I have everything except the coconut milk. Any idea what might make a good sub for it?

    • Lisa Longley says

      Ummm . . . . Nope, lol! I would definitely just go with coconut milk.


    What can I use for the liquid instead of rum?

    • Lisa Longley says

      I haven’t tried it without the rum, but I think pineapple juice would be awesome!

  10. jody says

    can you use fresh pineapple and fresh banana?

    • Lisa Longley says

      You would need to buy fresh and then freeze them to get the consistency of this drink.

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