Strawberry Squash

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"This tasty strawberry treat is from THE BEST OF COOKING by Arne Kruger & Annette Wolter (pineapple variation also noted). It was described as a "pre-dinner" drink, but works as an after school treat or dessert & might also be fun for a family of 4 to share -- As written for the kids for the 1st 2 portions & then adding 2 tbsp rum for the 2 adult portions. (Time does not include 30 min for the strawberries to "sit" in the sugar) Enjoy!"

Original is 4 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (513.7 g)
  • Calories 219.2
  • Total Fat - 4.2 g
  • Saturated Fat - 2.1 g
  • Cholesterol - 11.9 mg
  • Sodium - 893.8 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 44.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 4 g
  • Sugars - 35.3 g
  • Protein - 5.4 g
  • Calcium - 160.3 mg
  • Iron - 0.7 mg
  • Vitamin C - 54.4 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Halve strawberries & place in a bowl. Sprinkle w/the sugar, stir to combine & leave for 30 min to sweeten the strawberries & extract their juice.

Step 2

Using a blender (or immersion blender) puree strawberries & juice created.

Step 3

Except for the ice cubes, add the remaining ingredients & blend until well-mixed. Pour into 4 glasses & add 1 ice cube to each glass.

Step 4

NOTE: I entered this recipe as written, but dislike the watered effect from ice cubes. So I freeze the milk in a freezer container (or ice cube tray) as my 1st prep step. Using very cold milk w/the ice crystals that often form means no ice cubes are needed when prep is done & you are ready to serve when blending is done.

Step 5

PINEAPPLE VARIATION: Replace strawberries w/canned or fresh pineapple & use vanilla ice cream.


  • Immersion blender if not using a standard blender.

1 Reviews


5 stars all the way for this lovely adult version of strawberry milk. It is light, refreshing and subtely flavored. We both enjoyed it very much. Thanks for sharing Twisted. Made for Think Pink 2017.


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(27 Oct 2017)

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