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Malibu Sunset Cocktail Mixed Drinks

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The delicious and refreshing Malibu Sunset cocktail mixed drink. If you are looking for an easy to make cocktail recipe, look no further.

The lovely Malibu Sunset is a coconut rum drink with a beautiful blend of coconut rum, pineapple, and sweet grenadine. 

Layered cocktails like this one look amazing and impressive but require very little skill.

Malibu Sunset Cocktail
Delicious Malibu Sunset cocktail

Our Texas readers call this mixed drink a “Panty Dropper”.   Some claim this perky beauty is a “Malibu Barbie”. No matter the name, this is a popular party drink you will love!

To Make Layers:

The Malibu Cocktail is easy to make into layers as we have pictured.  The video shows you how. 

Learn the simple trick of layering the ingredients and your friends will all be asking how you did it. Fun, easy and perfect party eye candy.

More Layered Cocktails:

I love the colors and the taste of the layered Malibu drink recipe. And it won’t break the budget. Need a large party drink choice? This one has wide appeal.

This easy to make, lovely party drink offers a beautiful blend of coconut rum, pineapple, and sweet grenadine.

The Malibu mixed drink is perfect for a little kick back and cool down time. Hot and humid summer days call for cool relaxing refreshment.

Malibu Sunset Cocktail
Simple to make with layers this summer cocktail is an eye catcher on any party table.

Malibu sunset drink has earned its place as one of our favorite summer cocktails. 

Picture me basking in my sunny hammock with this easy mixed drink in my hand. I hold that vision in my head all year. I hate winter.

Drink it alone, with your chill mate, or make it for a large group event. Sweet cocktails are popular cocktail recipes. And this Malibu drink recipe is one of the best in my opinion.

Visit our Cocktail Section to see all of our Cocktail Drinks.

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Malibu Sunset Cocktail fits in just about anywhere. Weddings, summer parties, beach parties.

But if you’re looking for easy cocktails on a budget any of these rum cocktails are on the list of ‘The Best Mixed Drinks’ .

More Malibu Rum Classic Cocktails:

The Malibu Sunset Cocktail:

This gorgeous drink definitely say Caribbean sunset to me. Let’s all go lay in our hammocks with a Caribbean rum Malibu Sunset. And dream of Jamaican beaches!

If you are lucky enough to be on the beach…(envy sigh here). Think of me. 🙂

Malibu Sunset Cocktail
Delicious and refreshing Malibu sunset cocktail. This delicious drinks offers a sweet blend of coconut rum, pineapple, and sweet grenadine.

Notes for the Malibu Sunset Recipe:

The Ingredients:

  • Malibu rum with coconut liqueur.
  • Fresh pineapple juice
  • sweet grenadine simple syrup
  • ice 

The Process:

This cocktail does not require a blender or cocktail shaker. Just add ice to your glass and pour. This makes the Malibu Sunset mixed drink ideal for large party events and even outdoor venues.

This drink as a Malibu Sunset Mocktail:

If you have guests that don’t drink alcohol make this fruity alcoholic drink into a mocktail in one easy step.

  • Eliminate the rum
  • Replace the coconut rum with coconut water.
  • You can still make the sunset layer as directed in the video.
Malibu Sunset Cocktail
Delicious and refreshing malibu sunset cocktail mixed drink. This delicious drinks offers a sweet blend of coconut rum, pineapple, and sweet grenadine.

This drink with Malibu coconut rum is a REALLY popular beach party drink. It looks great at a wedding reception or shower…Pretty much anytime you wish to upscale an event this is a good candidate.

This Malibu rum recipe adds a colorful tropical vibe to your party.

Sweet alcoholic drinks like this one are VERY easy to drink WAY too fast. So be careful. This one can sneak up on you. Enjoy and Drink responsibly. 🙂

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Malibu Sunset Cocktail
Yield: 1 cocktail

MALIBU SUNSET COCKTAIL

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

Delicious and refreshing Malibu Sunset Cocktail. This easy to make, lovely drink offers a beautiful blend of coconut rum, pineapple, and sweet grenadine. Our Texas readers call it a "Panty Dropper".   Some claim this perky beauty is a "Malibu Barbie". No matter the name, this is a popular party drink you will love!

Instructions

  1. To make this yummy drink, simply put 3-4 ice cubes in the bottom of a glass.
  2. Pour the pineapple juice and the rum over the ice.
  3. Next, pour the grenadine slowly down one side of the glass (pouring too fast will mix the grenadine in and you won't get the cool color separation)
  4. I stuck 2 cherries and a pineapple chunk on a toothpick for a garnish.
  5. Enjoy your drinks immediately.
  6. Please remember to drink responsibly and kick back and relax!

Notes

Garnish Suggestions:

2 maraschino cherries with a pineapple chunk on a toothpick in the glass

Mocktail Instructions:

  • Eliminate the rum
  • Replace the coconut rum with coconut water.
  • You can still make the sunset layered as directed.

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Nutrition Information

Yield

1

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 243Total Fat 0gSaturated Fat 0gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 0gCholesterol 0mgSodium 11mgCarbohydrates 46gFiber 0gSugar 36gProtein 0g

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My husband was so impressed. This drink is dangerously delicious. Thank you so much for sharing.

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I'm so glad you enjoyed it! Thank you so much for the wonderful comment!

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Great drink! Good combination of flavors. Can barley taste any liquor in it. I decided to use parrot bay coconut rum the second time, its a bit cheaper and quite bit stronger with the same flavors and got the same result and the drink still had a subtle taste of alcohol.

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