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Colada de Piña (Pineapple and Corn Colombian drink)

Colada de Piña (Pineapple and Corn Colombian drink)

Erica Dinho
5 from 4 votes
Servings 8


  • ½ pound of dried corn maiz peto, soaked overnight
  • 7 cups of water
  • 1 whole pineapple peeled, cored and cut in medium size chunks
  • ¼ cup to ½ cup sugar to your taste
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cloves


  • Cook the corn with the 7 cups of water for an hour. Place the corn mixture in a blender and blend until smooth. Then strain the mixture and place it in a large pot and cook over medium heat for about 10 minutes.
  • Working in batches, place the pineapple chunks in the food processor. Add the pineapple and the rest of the ingredients to the pot and stir well with a wooden spoon. Cook for about 15 minutes more or until begins to set, stirring often.
  • Adjust seasoning according to your taste, let stand for a couple of minutes and serve warm or cold.
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