Tropical Pink Mocktail (Fun Fruity Summer Drink)

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You only need 3 ingredients to make this sweet, refreshing, and deliciously creamy tropical pink mocktail, a non-alcoholic and fun fruity drink everyone can enjoy this summer.

Tropical Pink Mocktail

Today I’m bringing you a fun and family-friendly drink that everyone in my house just loves! Often, when you think of cool and fruity drinks the only ones that come to mind contain alcohol. But there is absolutely no reason why those of us who don’t drink alcohol have to miss out on paper umbrellas and the fun drink experience!

This is a drink that my son and I whipped up and I dubbed it the “tropical pink”. It uses three simple ingredients and is always a favorite with kids and adults alike. No blender is needed, just something to stir with and a straw when you’re finished! I even took the ingredients for these to a pool party recently and set us up a little family-friendly bar. This pink mocktail is so sweet and refreshing, thanks to the grenadine and soda. But the pina colada mix gives it a deliciously creamy edge, making it the perfect summer drink. This drink would go perfectly when served with Fruit Salad With Vanilla PuddingCreamy Dreamy Fruit Trifle, or Fruitcake Bar Cookies

Ready to sit back with a cool non-alcoholic drink in your hands? Let’s go! 

Tropical Pink Mocktail Ingredients

Recipe Ingredients

  • Lemon-lime carbonated “soda” (in Alabama we just call that 7-up or Sprite, despite the brand)
  • Pina Colada mix
  • Grenadine syrup

Helpful Kitchen Tools

How to Make Tropical Pink Mocktail

Add ice and grenadine to glass.

Put some ice in a glass and add the grenadine.

Add pina colada mix and soda.

Then add the pina colada mix (exact measurements are at the bottom of this post) and half of your lemon-lime soda. Stir just until well combined. 

Add remaining soda to make a tropical pink mocktail.

Add in the rest of your soda, pop in a straw, and enjoy!

Simple as that!

Every summer deserves a little tropical drink, so now you have the tropical pink mocktail! 


Make this drink as you go and there will be no leftovers to store in the fridge.

Recipe Notes

  • You can get all of these ingredients at just about any grocery store. The pina colada mix and grenadine are found near the alcohol but they do not contain any themselves, they are just mix-ins.
  • If you like, garnish your pink mocktail with a fresh pineapple wedge or any fresh fruit you have on hand, like sliced strawberries or watermelon wedges.
  • This tropical pink drink works great with diet soda as well.
  • Many mocktails use lime juice or lemon juice, but we don’t need these citrus additions as we use lemon-lime soda instead of sparkling water or soda water.
  • If you want to make a big batch in a punch bowl, simply quadruple the recipe (or more, depending on the size).

Recipe FAQs

Can I make this into a tropical pink cocktail instead?

Yes, if you want to turn this pink mocktail into a cocktail, simply stir in 1.5 to 2 ounces of your favorite spirit. You can use gin or vodka, but white rum pairs perfectly with the pina colada mix.

Check out these other non-alcoholic drink recipes:

Blushing Apple Juleps

How to Make Cold Brew at Home

Old-Fashioned Lemonade

Peach Lemonade

Fresh StrawberryAde

Watermelonade Recipe

Tropical Pink Mocktail

You only need 3 ingredients to make this sweet and refreshing tropical pink mocktail, a non-alcoholic and fun fruity drink everyone can enjoy this summer.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: drink, mocktail, refreshment
Servings: 1
Calories: 238.5kcal


  • 1/2 tablespoon grenadine a teaspoon and a half
  • 2 tablespoons liquid pina colada mix
  • 12 ounces lemon-lime carbonated soda Sprite, 7-Up, etc


  • Fill a large glass at least halfway with crushed ice.
  • Add the grenadine, pina colada mix, and 1/2 of the Sprite. Stir to mix.
    1/2 tablespoon grenadine, 2 tablespoons liquid pina colada mix, 12 ounces lemon-lime carbonated soda
  • Add the rest of the Sprite and stir gently.
    12 ounces lemon-lime carbonated soda
  • Serve immediately.


Calories: 238.5kcal
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  1. This would be a refreshing drink for lunch with my friends. A gentle breeze and plenty of sunshine in Georgia.

  2. Oh wow sweetie , this look’s so good and refreshing , and love that it is non-alchol.Please post more drinks like this , thank you.

  3. I recently started following your blog and I already love it! I am a new blogger and I have learned so much. It’s awesome to see that there are many people who still build on family and faith. I am enjoying it so much.
    Have a blessed day,

  4. This looks like a wonderful drink to serve at a baby shower for a girl! Thanks for sharing! Would you happen to have a blue version for a boy?

    1. Christi,
      Thanks for all your southern recipes. I have made this punch for years and it is so yummy. If I need a blue punch I add 1pkg blue raspberry Koolaid and often use strawberry for pink. My grandkids are grown now but have been known to add a scoop of vanilla ice cream for them. Enjoy!
      charlotte, Austin, Tx

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