17 Delicious Strawberry Drink Recipes

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Strawberries provide the perfect sweetness and a pop of color to a variety of different drinks like iced teas, lemonades, and more.

6 different strawberry drinks.

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Strawberry Drinks

Strawberries are sweet and refreshing, and that makes them very versatile when it comes to drinks. You can use strawberries in everything from a strawberry milkshake to strawberry iced tea.

This list of strawberry drinks is full of recipes that are both pretty and delicious. Some call for strawberry powder while others use strawberry syrup, but all of them feature the perfect amount of sweet strawberry flavor.

RELATED: Best Iced Tea Recipes

Tea Sommelier’s Tip

Filtered water produces the best-tasting drink because it removes impurities. Always make your drinks and the ice with filtered water whenever possible.

17 Strawberry Drink Recipes

1. Strawberry Iced Tea

This sweet and refreshing Strawberry Iced Tea is the perfect way to cool down on a hot day.
The recipe only calls for 4 ingredients, including green tea and strawberry syrup. Homemade strawberry syrup is best for freshness, but store-bought syrup also works.
Green tea bags or tea sachets make for a mess-free cleanup but you can also use loose leaf tea in this recipe.
Ingredients: Green tea, strawberry syrup, filtered water, ice

2. Strawberry Hibiscus Iced Tea

This caffeine-free Strawberry Hibiscus Iced Tea is a balance of sweet and tart. It’s made with just 4 ingredients.
The tart flavor of hibiscus pairs nicely with the sweetness of strawberries. Since the strawberry syrup is sweet, there’s no need for additional sugar.
The hibiscus tea requires chilling so it needs to be made at least 30 minutes ahead of serving. As with dried lavender, it’s important to purchase hibiscus that is meant for eating and hasn’t been treated with pesticides.
Ingredients: Hibiscus tea, strawberry syrup, filtered water, ice

3. Strawberry Green Tea Lemonade

Strawberry Green Tea Lemonade is colorful and refreshing. The pretty layers make it a pretty drink for summer parties.
This recipe is a fruity twist on an Arnold Palmer, the classic half-tea, half-lemonade drink. Since the strawberry syrup and lemonade are already both sweet, there’s no to add any sugar.
The key to making a layered drink is to add the sweet components first, so pour in the lemonade and strawberry syrup before adding the green tea.
Ingredients: Green tea, strawberry syrup, lemonade, filtered water, ice

4. Frozen Strawberry Lemonade

This sweet and refreshing Frozen Strawberry Lemonade only takes 3 minutes to make.
Xanthan gum, an ingredient used in homemade Frappuccinos, is the secret to making the frozen drink frothy and thick. It prevents the lemonade and ice from separating.
Using homemade lemonade and strawberry syrup will produce the freshest, most flavorful drink, but you can also use store-bought versions of either.
Ingredients: Lemonade, strawberry syrup, xanthan gum, ice

5. Strawberry Frappuccino

Strawberry Frappuccinos are a sweet, frozen strawberry milk drink. There’s no coffee or caffeine, so it’s a great drink for kids to enjoy.
This recipe shows how easy it is to recreate Starbucks’ Strawberry Crème Frappuccino at home, whipped cream included!
To make the perfect Frappuccino, you need a base syrup which is made with sugar, water, and xanthan gum. This gives the Frappuccino its thick and frothy texture.
Ingredients: Homemade Frappuccino base syrup, strawberry syrup, milk, heavy cream, vanilla syrup, ice

6. Starbucks Pink Drink

Starbucks Pink Drink in a glass.
This homemade version of the Pink Drink will save you a trip to Starbucks.
Pink Drink is a popular Starbucks Refresher beverage made with ice, strawberry acai base, coconut milk, and freeze-dried strawberries.
The Pink Drink at Starbucks contains caffeine in the strawberry acai base but this copycat recipe is caffeine-free so you can enjoy it any time during the day.
Ingredients: Strawberry syrup, passion fruit syrup, white cranberry strawberry juice, coconut milk, freeze-dried strawberries, ice

7. Strawberry Matcha Latte Bubble Tea

Strawberries and matcha taste delicious together in this layered Strawberry Matcha Latte.
The recipe is inspired by a popular bubble tea at Boba Guys, and it’s super easy to make at home.
The key to making the best bubble tea is to assemble and serve the drink while the tapioca balls are still warm. You can use dried, store-bought tapioca balls for this recipe to make things quick and easy.
Ingredients: Matcha, tapioca balls, strawberry syrup, oat milk, filtered water, ice

8. Strawberry Butterfly Pea Flower Latte Bubble Tea

A layered red, white, and blue drink with boba! There's strawberry syrup on the bottom, milk in the middle, and butterfly pea flower tea on top.
Butterfly pea flower tea is an herbal tea that’s naturally blue and caffeine-free. It tastes very earthy on its own and is better when combined with sweet strawberry syrup.
As always with bubble tea, you’ll want to have a wide straw to drink it so that you’ll get some boba with each sip of the latte. Chew the tapioca balls, don’t try to drink them with the tea.
Ingredients: Butterfly pea flower tea, tapioca balls, strawberry syrup, milk, brown sugar, filtered water, ice

9. Hibiscus Strawberry Bubble Tea

This pretty hibiscus strawberry bubble tea is the ideal combination of sweet, tart, and fruity.
Hibiscus tea and strawberry syrup gives this bubble tea its vibrant color and flavor. Hibiscus has a tart, floral aroma that pairs nicely with the sweetness of strawberries. No additional sugar is needed since the strawberry syrup is already sweetened.
For the best texture, use boba that is still quite warm. Allow them to cool down just enough so they don’t burn your mouth.
Ingredients: Hibiscus tea, tapioca balls, strawberry syrup, oat milk, filtered water, ice

10. Strawberry Bubble Tea

Strawberry bubble tea, also known as strawberry milk tea, is a fruity drink made with green tea, strawberry syrup, and tapioca balls.
You can use either store-bought or homemade strawberry syrup, but this recipe tastes freshest and fruitiest with a homemade one. To save time, you can make the syrup up to 2 weeks in advance.
The green tea can also be made ahead of time and kept in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.
The boba, on the other hand, can’t be made ahead of time since the balls start to harden after 4 hours. For the best results, the boba should be made right before serving.
Ingredients: Green tea, tapioca balls, strawberry syrup, milk, filtered water, ice

11. Strawberry Milkshake

This 5-ingredient strawberry milkshake is the perfect sweet treat, and it only takes 3 minutes to make.
Both frozen strawberries and freeze-dried strawberries are used, which adds plenty of strawberry flavor and lots of color. If you can’t find freeze-dried strawberries, you can also use strawberry powder instead.
Vanilla ice cream is the base of this milkshake. If you want a thicker milkshake, use extra ice cream, but if you prefer a thinner milkshake, add an extra splash of milk.
Ingredients: Milk, vanilla extract, vanilla ice cream, freeze-dried strawberries, frozen strawberries

12. Strawberry Smoothie

This super simple Strawberry Smoothie is the perfect way to start your day, and it only needs 4 ingredients.
Strawberries are the main ingredient. They add a hint of tartness and give the drink a pretty pink color. Be sure to use frozen strawberries since fresh onces will make the smoothie watery.
Smoothies are best enjoyed right after it’s made, but you can store it in the refrigerator in an airtight glass container for 1-2 days, and reblend it with a few ice cubes.
Ingredients: Milk, greek yogurt, medjool date, frozen strawberries

13. Strawberry Banana Smoothie

A simple and sweet Strawberry Banana Smoothies take just 5 minutes to make. Plus, you only need 5 ingredients.
This smoothie is made by blending unsweetened almond milk, date syrup, hemp seeds, banana, and frozen strawberries.
Rich in fiber and antioxidants, the naturally sweetened smoothie is a great addition to a healthy diet.
Ingredients: Unsweetened almond milk, date syrup, hemp seeds, bananas, frozen strawberries

14. Strawberry Protein Shake

This 4-ingredient Strawberry Protein Shake is not only naturally pink and naturally sweet, it’s also very filling.
Drinking a protein shake is an easy way to get more protein. Protein shakes are different from smoothies in that they have a thinner consistency, but they’re thicker than plain milk.
Strawberry Protein Shakes are a great option for recovering after exercise, and they only take 2 minutes to make.
Ingredients: Unsweetened almond milk, date syrup, strawberry powder, unflavored protein powder

15. Strawberry Mango Smoothie

This delicious and dairy-free Strawberry Mango Smoothie uses only 5 ingredients and takes just 5 minutes to make in a blender.
Strawberries and mangoes are a perfect tropical combination. You can use frozen mangoes and fresh strawberries or fresh mangoes and frozen strawberries.
Feel free to add a few ice cubes for a thicker smoothie or replace some of the frozen fruit with ice. But don’t add too much, because ice can make the smoothie watery.
Ingredients: Unsweetened almond milk, chia seeds, medjool dates, mango, frozen strawberries

16. Strawberry Blueberry Smoothie

Strawberry Blueberry Smoothies are both delicious and healthy. Plus, they only take 5 minutes to make.
This recipe includes bananas which are sweet and balance out the tartness of the berries.
To make the smoothie less thick, you can use a mix of fresh berries and frozen berries.
For the best flavor and quality, it’s best to drink the smoothie within 24 hours of blending.
Ingredients: Milk, Greek yogurt, banana, frozen strawberries, frozen blueberries

17. Strawberry Banana Protein Shake

A Strawberry Banana Protein Shake is a delicious way to get more protein. You can enjoy this shake after working out or whenever you need a filling snack.
If you prefer a less sweet drink, omit the date syrup.
Always check the packaging of your protein powder before using it. The label will explain how much to use per drink.
Ingredients: Unsweetened almond milk, date syrup, vanilla protein powder, strawberry powder, banana
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17 Delicious Strawberry Drink Recipes

By: Jee Choe
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 6 minutes
Total Time: 8 minutes
Yield: 1 cup (8 ounces)


  • cup water
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • ¾ cup fresh strawberries, (thinly sliced or chopped)


  • Put sugar, water, and sliced or chopped strawberries in a saucepan. Boil for 6 minutes on medium-high heat.
  • While cooking, use a wooden spoon or potato masher and mash the strawberries.
  • Strain strawberry solids and pour syrup into an airtight container.
    Use a mesh strainer to filter out the strawberry solids and discard. 
    The syrup will keep for up to 2 weeks in an airtight container in the refrigerator.


Calories: 48Carbohydrates: 12gSodium: 1mgPotassium: 1mgSugar: 12gCalcium: 1mgIron: 1mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

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