How To Make a Strawberry Milkshake

how to make a strawberry milkshake

Strawberry is a type of fruit that is grown on different continents in the world. Continents such as Europe, especially Ukraine, south, north, and Central America, have the largest ton harvest during the harvesting season. So, continue reading because, in this article, we are going to dig into how to make a strawberry milkshake.

Strawberries require a specific soil type to grow. That is why you cannot just find them growing on all the continents. They need soil that is rich in organic components and has little acid for the strawberries to grow.

You know different types of berries, e.g., blueberry, raspberry, blackberry, pineberry, just to mention but a few. The strawberries are small in size, but they are very rich in nutrients. Here is a picture of sweet strawberries.

how to make a strawberry milkshake
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Benefits of Strawberries

  • It contains vitamin C. This vitamin is known for its significant role in boosting the body’s immunity system.
  • It contains manganese. It helps in bone formation, reduction in inflammation, aids in the metabolism of glucose and amino acid in the body, blood sugar regulation.
  • Strawberries have a folate component. This helps in the formation of the red and white blood cells in the body.
  • It also changes carbohydrates to energy. Energy is essential in your body as it helps you to carry out the day-to-day activities.
  • It’s rich in antioxidants compounds. These compounds are very crucial in that they give the cells enough protection when the cells are exposed to radiation.

More Benefits

  • It contains kaempferol which helps in the reduction of blood clots in the body, reducing the risk of stroke.
  • It gives heart-healthy living because it contains quercetin which reduces the risk of heart diseases.
  • Strawberries have fiber content. Fiber plays a significant role in the digestion of food in your digestive system. It makes the digestion process easy.
  • It has proteins that help in the formation of tissues in the body.
  • Strawberry is known to have healthy calories, and you need calories for your energy levels. Don’t you?
  • It contains ellagic acid, which prevents wrinkles, thus reducing the aging process.
  • Strawberry helps to reduce the sebum accumulation in the skin, which triggers acne.
  • Strawberry contains vitamin C. This fruit can be mashed with 1 teaspoon of honey, 2 teaspoon milk cream and apply on the face as a facemask to reduce oily skin.
  • Strawberry juice can be used as skin lightening because it contains an acid that will blemish your skin.
  • Surprisingly, strawberries can be used to whiten teeth.

Did You Know About This?

Cut the strawberry into half, use one half of the strawberry, rub gently on your teeth back and forth and rinse your teeth with warm water.

Wow-what shiny, sparkling teeth!

  • It lowers cardiovascular disease as well as regulating blood pressure.
  • It relieves arthritis and gout disease from attacking the body.
  • Strawberries can be used to lose weight. If you need to shed off some pounds, include strawberries in your diet, and you will love the results.
  • The doctor advises patients with diabetes to include strawberries in their diet, which will help them maintain sugar levels.
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Strawberry can be used in many ways, such as:

  1. Strawberry sauce.
  2. Making jam used in spreading on the bread.
  3. Make red wine.
  4. Used to make medicine, and its leaves are also medicinal.
  5. It can be eaten as fruit the way it is.
  6. You can use it for dressing your salad, cakes, or smoothies.
  7. Drop some strawberries in a glass of champagne and sip along!

The flavor is just amazing! Make smoothies and milkshakes!

In this article, we will prepare a delicious flavored strawberry milkshake.

Milkshakes are one of the easiest things to make. Many homes make these milkshakes and also the smoothies almost every day.

For them to be sweet and healthy, you need to have different recipes and fruits as well.

When making a strawberry milkshake, you need the following ingredient

  • ½ pound of strawberries.
  • A blender.
  • Milk 500ml.
  • Vanilla extract(optional).
  • Ice cubes.
  • Vanilla ice cream.
  • Strawberry syrup(optional).

After assembling all the ingredients you need to make a strawberry milkshake, it’s time to start making the milkshake.

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How to Make a Strawberry Milkshake

  • Place your blender on the kitchen table.
  • Cut the top part of the strawberries with a knife. We don’t need them while blending.
  • Cut the strawberries into halves.
  • Put them inside the blender.
  • Add 2-3 scoops of vanilla ice cream to the strawberries. Put enough of it for a sweeter taste.
  • Add your ice cubes.
  • Add the 500 ml milk into the mixture.
  • At this point, you can as well add vanilla extract and strawberry syrup tho these ingredients are optional.
  • Plug your blender into the socket.
  • Turn the blender on and start blending the mixture.
  • Let it blend until you see everything has been blended well.
  • Serve chill in a glass.
  • Top up with some ice cream.
  • Garnish with a fresh sweet strawberry.

Now you have your strawberry milkshake ready to enjoy it.

This recipe is just simple, and anyone can make this milkshake and enjoy it with the family at the dinner table.

Having seen that strawberries are sweet and carry great benefits in them, they also need to be taken with moderation due to the minerals and acids in them.

Your body needs to stay healthy by eating healthy foods and fruits to keep the body strong.

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Effects of excess intake of strawberries in your body

  • Strawberries have a high amount of sugar. When consumed in excess, you are at risk of getting high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and many other conditions caused by excess sugars in the body.
  • Strawberries have carbohydrates. A large intake of strawberries can lead to blood sugar problems. This may include diabetes.
  • Strawberries may have pesticide residue in them, so you need to wash them thoroughly and also take them in moderation.

Nutrition Amount Per Serving (figures are indicative):

Calories 261 | Calories from Fat 72 | Fat 8g | Saturated Fat 5g | Cholesterol 24mg | Sodium 108mg | Potassium 519mg | Carbohydrates 39g | Fiber 3g | Sugar 36g | Protein 9g | Vitamin A 450IU | Vitamin B1 (Thiamine) 2mg | Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 1mg | Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 1mg | Vitamin B6 1mg | Vitamin B12 1µg |Vitamin C 74mg | Vitamin D 3µg | Vitamin E 1mg | Vitamin K 3µg | Calcium 298mg | Vitamin B9 (Folate) 42µg | Iron 1mg | Magnesium 41mg | Phosphorus 235mg | Zinc 1mg

Final Words

A lovely refreshing strawberry milkshake is ideal for any season, especially the hot summers. It can be enjoyed on its own or it can be paired with a salad or other foods. You can have it anytime of the day too. Its essential that you choose the right strawberries in the first place to get the recipe right. Always go for the bright or dark red ones which are plump and full of juice. The freshest ones give the best flavour and try and make it with fresh strawberries as far as possible. The recipe is versatile and you can use it in a variety of ways with a variety of ingredients. You can have it fresh or slightly cold or even slightly frozen for that slushy consistency. An all-time favourite with kids and adults, it will keep them full and happy for long.

Jillian Noon

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