Home-made strawberry milk

April 4, 2018 (Last Updated: November 13, 2018)
Home-made strawberry milk

This strawberry milk recipe is a delicious twist on the classic strawberry milkshake. And it is healthier to boot! Start the day before with the strawberry ices as they need to freeze overnight.

Recipes by Vickie de Beer

Styling by Leande Kleinhans

Photographs by Donna Lewis 

DID YOU KNOW? The word “milk” originates from the Indo-European word “melg”, meaning wiping or stroking – the technique used to get the liquid from a cow’s udders.

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Strawberry milk

Serves: 4
Cooking Time: 10 mins plus overnight for freezing


  • 500g (2 punnets) fresh strawberries, hulled
  • 125ml (½ cup) castor sugar
  • 30ml (2 tbsp) lemon juice
  • 1 litre ice-cold milk, to serve



Place the strawberries, sugar and lemon juice in a small saucepan and stir until the sugar has dissolved. Remove from the heat and process until smooth.


Pour into ice-block containers and freeze overnight.


Serve the ice-cold milk with blocks of frozen strawberry pulp

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