If your kids love to drink strawberry milk as much as mine do, then you’ll definitely want to bookmark this recipe that will teach you how to make fresh strawberry milk from scratch. You’ll be using real fresh strawberries to make the most yummy strawberry syrup mixture. It’s honestly so, so good.

If you love fruit milks, you need to try this homemade blueberry milk too.

How to Make Fresh Strawberry Milk

Here’s everything that you’ll need to know in order to prepare both the homemade strawberry syrup as well as the finished strawberry milk drink:

  1. Prepare the strawberries. Add the hulled and chopped strawberries, sugar, and water to a saucepan.
  2. Boil. Bring the strawberries to a boil and then reduce the heat.
  3. Simmer. Allow to simmer for 10 minutes.
  4. Mash. Break down the strawberries with a spatula.
  5. Cool. Remove from the heat and allow to cool completely.
  6. Blend. Add the strawberry syrup and milk to a blender and blend until smooth.
  7. Serve. Serve immediately.
Strawberry Milk
Strawberry Milk
Strawberry Milk

Related: 23 Best Strawberry Drink Recipes

How to Make Dairy-Free Strawberry Milk

It’s incredibly easy to modify this recipe to make a dairy-free strawberry milk.

All you have to do is swap out the 2 cups of cold whole milk for your preferred choice of non-dairy milk.

With that being said, here are a few of our favorite types of dairy-free milk that will all work perfectly with this recipe:

  • Almond milk
  • Soy milk
  • Full fat coconut milk
Strawberry Milk

How Long Will Strawberry Milk Last in the Refrigerator?

Due to the fact that you’re using real strawberries in this recipe, your fresh strawberry milk is definitely best enjoyed as soon as you make it. However, you can also leave it in the fridge for up to 1 to 2 days without it spoiling.

More Good Strawberry Drinks

Fresh Strawberry Milk Recipe

This homemade strawberry milk recipe is made from fresh strawberries and your milk of choice. Creamy, fruity and absolutely yummy.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 2 glasses


  • 1 cup strawberries, hulled and chopped
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup water
  • 2 cups whole milk, cold


  • Add the strawberries, sugar and water to a saucepan. 
  • Bring to a boil then reduce the heat. 
  • Simmer for 10 minutes. 
  • Break down the strawberries with a spatula. 
  • Remove from the heat. 
  • Allow to cool completely. 
  • Add the syrup and milk to a blender and blend until smooth.
  • Serve immediately.
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Emma Kelly

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