Fresh Strawberry Milk

freshly made strawberry milk

Strawberry milk is fresh berries whipped up with your milk of choice into a frothy dreamy drink. It’s like sipping a pint of fresh strawberries…can’t hate that.

homemade fresh strawberry milk in an old fashioned milk bottle

a recipe for strawberry milk the way Mother Nature intended

Put away the dry mixes with all that sugar and artificial stuff. No need for pots and pans or sticky syrups for this deliciously fresh strawberry milk. all you’ll need is a blender, and if you don’t have a fancy Vitamix, no worries, your Nutribullet or handy immersion blender will do the job.

what you’ll need

  • fresh strawberries
  • milk ~ any type you like, whole, low fat, skimmed, or non-dairy
fresh strawberries in a pint container

how to make strawberry flavored milk

Add rinsed, hulled, and halved fresh strawberries to a blender. I love my Vitamix blender, but any blender or even food processor will work.

fresh strawberries in a blender

step 2

Add milk of your choice to the blender. I use a proportion of 2 parts berries to 3 parts milk, which results in a fresh clean strawberry flavored milk. You can up the proportion to 1 to 1 for a thicker, more strawberry forward result, or if you want to make a strawberry smoothie.

making strawberry milk in a Vitamix blender

step 3

Blend for about 15-20 seconds until smooth, pink, and frothy. Can you say healthy milkshake?

strawberry milk in a Vitamix blender

does strawberry milk come from pink cows? (and other faqs)

Is strawberry milk healthy?

Yes! It’s extremely healthy and a fabulous way to get kids to drink their milk. Adults who are trying to get more calcium into their diets will love it, too. It’s all natural without additives or artificial colors or flavors. For those who don’t do dairy there are lots of alternative milks that work well, I love almond and coconut in particular.

Is strawberry milk fattening?

No, there is no added sugar and you can use skimmed milk or almond milk if you’re cutting calories or watching fat intake.

What does strawberry flavored milk taste like?

Honestly, it tastes like a strawberry milkshake to me, even though there is no added sugar. It has the refreshing flavor of real strawberries.

Was strawberry milk banned?

Yes, it has been the center of controversy and has been banned in some school cafeterias, where it is made with the powdered strawberry milk mix that is full of additives and artificial colors and flavors. They should try my fresh strawberry milk instead!

How do you make whipped strawberry milk?

That’s a tiktok trend that’s similar to whipped coffee, and you need Nestlé instant strawberry milk powder (1 Tbsp) and heavy whipping cream (1/4 cup.) Whip them together and then dollop the mixture on top of a glass of milk. Pretty useless, if you ask me, I’d stick with this fresh recipe 😉

Can you use frozen strawberries?

Yes, that will work. You’ll get an extra frosty extra thick milk!

How log does fresh strawberry milk last?

Just a day or two in the fridge. And remember to shake before using as it will settle a bit.

What is Korean strawberry milk?

Korean strawberry milk is a popular drink in Korea made with a sweetened strawberry sauce or puree, along with small chunks of chopped strawberries, mixed with milk. Sometimes the strawberry sauce is swirled into the milk for a two-toned effect.

freshly made strawberry milk

how to use your berry-licious pink milk

  • Of course drink it straight, it’s best cold, of course.
  • Pour it on your morning cereal, whether it’s oatmeal, boxed cereal, or some healthy granola or muesli.
  • Use it to make your morning smoothie.
  • Make a strawberry milk chia pudding.
  • Add strawberry ice cream for the best strawberry milkshake, like, ever.
pouring homemade strawberry milk into a bottle

more fun with strawberries

strawberry milk in a bottle with a straw
Print
5 from 4 votes

How to Make Strawberry Milk

Course beverage
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Yield 4 servings
Calories 128kcal
Author Sue Moran

Equipment

  • a blender, immersion blender, or food processor

Ingredients

  • 1 pint strawberries
  • 3 cups milk (use whole, low fat, skimmed, or non dairy milk of your choice)

optional extras

  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • a dash or sugar or honey taste

Instructions

  • Rinse and hull your berries, then slice them in half.
  • Add the strawberries to a blender.
  • Add the milk and any optional ingredients to the blender and blend for about 15-30 seconds until smooth and frothy.
  • Serve right away.

Nutrition

Calories: 128kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 84mg | Potassium: 430mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 195IU | Vitamin C: 70mg | Calcium: 231mg | Iron: 1mg
The nutritional information for recipes on this site is provided as a courtesy and although theviewfromgreatisland.com tries to provide accurate nutritional information, these figures are only estimates.
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  • Reply
    A
    May 24, 2021 at 1:36 pm

    How fun! Do you think you can use frozen strawberries?

    • Reply
      Sue Moran
      May 24, 2021 at 1:41 pm

      Yes, that would work perfectly.

      • Reply
        A
        May 24, 2021 at 3:03 pm

        5 stars
        Wonderful, thank you!

  • Reply
    Gerlinde de Broekert
    May 14, 2021 at 7:38 pm

    So refreshing, a friend of mine used to make it all the time.

  • Reply
    Vicky
    May 14, 2021 at 7:33 pm

    delicious! add ice!

  • Reply
    Cheryl
    May 14, 2021 at 1:11 pm

    5 stars
    Hi Sue,I just had to make this ASAP today, perfect and very refreshing! Thanks for for idea – so simple!

    • Reply
      Sue Moran
      May 14, 2021 at 2:10 pm

      Thanks Cheryl, I was surprised at how much I loved it, too, and you’re right, totally refreshing 🙂

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