As easy as it is elegant for holiday parties, Pineapple Plantation Punch can be assembled in minutes when the base has been blended ahead and refrigerated. To serve, simply combine with well-chilled club soda or Champagne and garnish with a mint sprig.
PINEAPPLE PLANTATION PUNCH
2 cups diced fresh pineapple
1 (8 1/2-ounce) can cream of coconut
1 cup dark rum
2/3 cup frozen pineapple juice concentrate
2 (1-quart) bottles club soda or 2 (750-milliliter) bottles Champagne, chilled
1 sprig mint
Puree 1 cup pineapple, 1/2 can cream of coconut, 1/2 cup rum and 1/3 cup pineapple juice concentrate in blender or food processor until smooth. Pour into storage container.