This homemade strawberry milk is perfect to use with in-season strawberries but can also be made with frozen strawberries. It will quickly become one of your favorite strawberry drink recipes ever!
Listen, around this time of year a refreshing glass of strawberry milk is the only thing I crave and you might be surprised that it is insanely easy to make from scratch in the comfort of your own home.
All you have to do to make this sweet strawberry milk happen is combine pureed strawberries with some sort of a sweetener and make syrup out of it then mix it with your favorite milk.
This is the best strawberry milk recipe ever!
Ever since we started making this popular Korean drink at home, we rarely purchase store-bought strawberry milk anymore which is great to save money and also because of the fact that we know exactly what’s in it.
It is made with real strawberries, is packed with vitamin c and is a great way to use those extra berries during strawberry season.
Why you need to make this recipe!
- This recipe is so simple.
- It is the perfect Valentine’s day recipe for your significant other or for your little ones.
- This recipe makes strawberry milk that tastes even better than the store-bought version.
- It’s a fun way to get your little ones involved in preparing their own drinks as well.
Ingredients for this super easy strawberry milk recipe.
Here are the simple ingredients you will need to make this strawberry milk recipe at home. Make sure to scroll down to the recipe card for the full detailed ingredient measurements.
- Strawberries– You can use fresh berries or frozen depending on availability.
- Milk– You can use whole milk for an extra creamy finish or opt for 2% or nonfat milk for a healthier version.
- Granulated sugar– This will help sweeten our strawberry milk a tad.,
How to make this easy homemade strawberry milk
This is how you can make this homemade strawberry syrup and milk. make sure to scroll down to the recipe card for the full detailed instructions!
- Simmer the fresh strawberries with the sugar and water in a pot.
- Strain the syrup using a fine mesh strainer.
- Let the syrup chill first or mix it immediately with very cold milk and enjoy!
This is a super simple recipe that will beat the strawberry store-bought syrup every time. It actually uses real strawberries for the best fresh strawberry flavor ever. I used these ribbed glasses for the photos by the way.
Frequently asked questions – FAQ
How to store this fresh strawberry syrup for your milk?
You can store it in an airtight container for up to 3 days. Give it a good shake or stir before mixing it with your choice of milk.
What is the best low-calorie sweetener for this strawberry milk?
You can use the monk fruit sweetener, my favorite brand is Lakanto, and you can also use stevia sweetener.
If you are looking for something a bit healthier you can use honey (not vegan), maple syrup, or even agave syrup.
What are the best strawberries to use for this Korean style strawberry milk?
The best strawberries are those in season since they’ll be sweeter but don’t worry if they aren’t you can use frozen strawberries and just adjust the sugar level to balance it out a bit more.
Can you make this into a vegan strawberry milk recipe?
Absolutely! All you have to do is use the non-dairy milk/plant-based milk you prefer. I like soy milk, cashew milk, oat milk, almond milk, or even coconut milk.
Can I use this syrup for anything else?
You can use this syrup in ice cream, lattes, matcha drinks, oatmeal, chia seed puddings, yogurts, or even in smoothies and milkshakes.
Can you use this recipe as a base to make other berry kinds of milk?
Yes! You can switch the strawberry out of blackberry, blueberry, or even raspberries. Adjust the sweetener to taste and enjoy it ith a cold cup of milk.
Homemade Strawberry Milk Recipe
- 2 cup strawberries slices
- ½ cup sugar
- ½ cup water
- milk very cold
- Add the rinsed and hulled diced strawberries, sugar, and water in a medium pot over medium heat. Bring to a simmer and cook for 10 minutes stirring from time to time.2 cup strawberries, ½ cup sugar, ½ cup water
- Using a fine mesh strainer, strain the syrup into a small cup, use the strained strawberries in other recipes like smoothies or oatmeal.
- Add about ¼ cup of the strawberry syrup to 1 cup of cold milk and enjoy! Add more or less to taste.milk
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