Tropical Cake Cocktail

Imagine if piña coladas and cake had a baby. It would be something like a Tropical Cake Cocktail, sweet, smooth, and perfect for summer sipping. This drink is easy to make, and it’s sure to please party guests. So gather up your friends and family, and get ready to mix up some deliciousness!

Tropical Cake Cocktail garnished with cherries orange slices and pineapple

You don’t need a passport to enjoy this delicious cocktail! Just combine some tropical juices with cake vodka for a drink that will take you away to a beachside cabana. Cheers!

❤️ Why You’ll Love This Recipe

Summertime is prime time for fruity drinks, and this Tropical Cake Cocktail will be your new go-to. With a mix of coconut rum, pineapple juice, and cake vodka, it tastes like you’re drinking a slice of cake – only better!

  • This tropical twist on a cake by the ocean is not only delicious but also easy to make.
  • This fruity cocktail is perfect for summer sipping!
  • And it only takes a few minutes to whip up, so you can enjoy your tropical cake cocktail sooner rather than later. So what are you waiting for? Let’s get mixing!


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Making this cocktail is simple but you will need a few different drinks to blend together for this tropical cocktail that will blow your mind.

  • Cake vodka
  • Coconut rum
  • Peach schnapps 
  • Pineapple juice
  • Orange juice

See the recipe card below for quantities.

🔪 How to Make Tropical Cake Cocktail

It’s so easy to make this delicious tropical cake cocktail! Follow the steps below you will have a refreshing summer adult beverage in no time at all.

Step 1: Fill a cocktail shaker with ice

Start by filling a cocktail shaker with ice.

juices  poured in shaker

Step 2: Add in all the remaining ingredients

Add in all the ingredients.

alcohol for cocktail

Step 3: Shake well and pour into a glass

Shake well and pour into a glass filled with ice. 

Step 4: Garnish with sliced fruit

Garnish with an orange and pineapple slice or enjoy as is. 

You may also enjoy this Pool Party Jello Shots recipe if you love summer cocktail recipes.

Tropical Cake Cocktail on white board with blue napkin

🥄 Equipment

You only need a couple of kitchen tools to make this delicious summer drink recipe. Grab these tools and whip up this refreshing drink to sit back in and relax with.

  • cocktail shaker
  • serving glass

🥫 Storage

This drink is best served freshly made. However, you can leave out the ice and whip up a large batch ahead of time. Just be sure to give it a good stir before serving.

💭 Tips

two Tropical Cake Cocktail drinks on a white board with  blue napkin

Try these tips to make the best tropical cake cocktail:

  • For a frozen drink: use a blender instead of a shaker. Just blend all the ingredients together until smooth and pour into glasses.
  • Vodka: If you don’t have cake vodka, you can use regular vodka.
  • Not a fan of coconut? Use regular rum instead.

⁉️ FAQ

Do you have questions about this recipe? Here are the answers to the most commonly asked questions.

What kind of drink can I make with cake vodka?

The options are limitless to what you can make with cake vodka, but I think this tropical cake cocktail is by far the best choice!

What kind of serving glasses should I use?

I like to use stemless wine glasses, mason jars or large glasses when serving this drink. But any glass will work just fine.

Can I make a big batch of this ahead of time?

Yes, you can make a big batch ahead of time. Just be sure to give it a good stir before serving.

overhead shot of Tropical Cake Cocktail

🍽 More Cocktail Recipes

Do you enjoy cocktails, try these delicious recipes:

🧾Tropical Cake Cocktail

Want to make this recipe? Print the recipe card below, or pin this recipe, so you can find it later.


Tropical Cake Cocktail garnished with fruit
Tropical Cake Cocktail garnished with cherries orange slices and pineapple

Tropical Cake Cocktail

Looking for a fun new cocktail to add to your summer party repertoire? Look no further than the Tropical Cake Cocktail!
5 from 1 vote
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Course: Cocktails, Drinks
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Servings: 1 Servings
Calories: 390kcal
Author: Rob


  • cocktail shaker
  • serving glass


  • 2 ounces Cake vodka
  • 2 ounces Coconut rum
  • 1 ounce Peach schnapps
  • 2 ounces Pineapple juice
  • 2 ounces Orange juice


  • Start by filling a cocktail shaker with ice.
  • Add in all the ingredients.
  • Shake well and pour into a glass filled with ice.
  • Garnish with an orange and pineapple slice or enjoy as is.


If you do not have a cocktail shaker, you can use a cup or a jar with a lid (such as a mason jar).
Any nutritional data I provide is an approximation and actual dietary information can vary based on ingredients and proportion sizes


Calories: 390kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 3mg | Potassium: 189mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 116IU | Vitamin C: 34mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 1mg

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