Cream Cheese Foam Strawberry Smoothie

Come try my Cream Cheese Foam Strawberry Smoothie, a delectable blend of fresh strawberries and creamy goodness topped with a luxurious cream cheese foam! With minimal ingredients and standard kitchen equipment, whip up this boba-style drink delight at home and savor the perfect combination of fruity sweetness and creamy texture! Treat yourself to a taste of homemade luxury with every sip!

Cream cheese foam mixed and ready to be whipped on top of a drink.

Why I Love This Recipe

I absolutely adore my recipe because it brings the delightful essence of a boba shop right into my own kitchen! Inspired by my favorite boba beverages, like the Matcha Cream Cheese Foam Milk Tea, I’ve crafted a fusion at home masterpiece! By blending the base my  homemade Strawberry Cheesecake Smoothie with my popular Cheese Foam Cap from my Cream Cheese Foam Green Tea, I’ve created a refreshing drink with a sweet, creamy twist!

It’s the perfect treat for anyone craving a boba-style indulgence at home, made effortlessly with everyday ingredients. Dive into a sip of pure bliss with this easy-to-make, irresistibly delicious concoction!

Ingredients

Ingredients

  • Milk – can also use your choice of milk or milk alternative. Coconut milk, almond milk, soy milk, oat milk etc.
  • Frozen Strawberry – frozen is best to ensure a thick and creamy smoothie.
  • Sweetener – use your preferred sweetener.
  • Vanilla Extract – concentrated flavors of Vanilla found in baking section of grocery stores.
  • Cream Cheese – block cream cheese at room temperature.
  • Whipping Cream – can use heavy cream or heavy whipping cream.

Additional Add Ins

Enhance your tea experience by adding some Boba to your drink. Easily found at most Chinese grocery stores, these ready-made boba pearls can be boiled in water and added to the bottom of your cup.

🍓 Frozen Strawberry Note

If you don’t have frozen strawberries, you can easily make them at home. Just remove the tops and place the strawberries in a zip lock bag for 6 Hours in the Freezer.

Frozen strawberries next to fresh strawberries to use in smoothie.

Essential Kitchen Equipment

Directions

☑ Before Getting Started

Ensure your Cream Cheese is at Room Temperature before mixing to achieve a smooth and creamy foam texture.

Step 1 Beat the cheese foam ingredients, cream cheese, sweetener, whipping cream, and half and half until soft peaks form.

Cream cheese foam in a mixing bowl.

🌀 Mixing Pro Tip

The cheese foam is ready once you lift the mixer and notice Peaks Formed in the Mixture. This visual cue indicates the perfect consistency for achieving a smooth and creamy foam texture.

Step 2  Blend the smoothie ingredients, milk, frozen strawberries, sweetener, and vanilla extract until smooth, then pour the mixture into a tall glass.a

Strawberry smoothie in a blender.

Step 3 Top the smoothie with the cheese foam and serve.

Cream cheese foam strawberry smoothie.

🥤 Serving Pro Tip

Sip the smoothie and savor the foam Without Mixing them together. By doing so, you’ll fully appreciate the delightful layers of flavor in every sip.

Recipe Variations

Switch up your drink by replacing the strawberry smoothie with peach tea for a Peach Cream Cheese Tea or coffee for a Cream Cheese Foam Coffee. For a lighter version of foam, you can use my salted cream foam from my Salted Cream Coffee. Or you can stick with a class and brew up some Homemade Milk Tea to create my Cheese Foam Milk Tea! This simple swap introduces a new flavor profile, with the peach tea adding a fruity twist and the coffee offering a bold alternative.

Cream cheese foam mixed and ready to be whipped on top of a drink.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use fresh strawberries instead of frozen ones?

Using fresh strawberries instead of frozen ones is not recommended for this recipe. Fresh strawberries will require the addition of ice to achieve the desired smoothie consistency, which can dilute the flavor.

What type of milk works best for this recipe?

Dairy milk works best for this recipe, but you can also use your favorite plant-based milk alternative such as almond or coconut milk.

Is it necessary to use a blender to make this smoothie?

Yes, it is necessary to use a high-powered blender for this recipe to ensure that all ingredients are thoroughly blended to achieve the desired smooth texture.

 

Cream cheese foam being whipped with a spoon into strawberry smoothie.

Storage Tips

Enjoy the base drink immediately after preparation for optimal taste. However, if you have leftover cream cheese foam, you can store it in an airtight container and refrigerate. Doing so will help maintain its quality for 5-7 days.

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Cream cheese foam being whipped with a spoon into strawberry smoothie.

Cream Cheese Foam Strawberry Smoothie

Cream Cheese Strawberry Smoothie combines the delightful flavors of strawberries and cream in a creamy and refreshing fusion. This strawberries and cream smoothie is perfect for satisfying sweet cravings, making it a must-try for any smoothie enthusiast.
5 from 4 votes
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Worldwide
Keyword: cream cheese strawberry smoothie, strawberries and cream smoothie
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 2
Print Recipe
Calories: 234kcal

Ingredients

Smoothie

  • 1 Cup Milk or milk of choice
  • 2/3 Cup Frozen Strawberry
  • 1/4 Cup Sweetener your preferred sweetener
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Cup Ice

Foam Cream Cheese

  • 1 1/2 oz Cream Cheese room temperature
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Sweetener your preferred sweetener
  • 1/4 Cup Whipping Cream
  • 2 tbsp Milk

Instructions

  • Gather all the ingredients.
    Ingredients for cream cheese foam strawberry smoothie.
  • In a medium mixing bowl, combine sweetener and cream cheese. Beat on high until smooth and creamy, about 2 minutes with a hand mixer. Then, add half and half and heavy whipping cream to the mixing bowl and beat until thick, frothy,but still slightly runny, also about 2 minutes with a hand mixer.
    Cream cheese foam in a mixing bowl.
  • In a high powered blender, add milk, frozen strawberries, sweetener, vanilla extract, and ice. Blend on high until smooth and transfer to a serving cup.
    Strawberry smoothie in a blender.
  • Spoon whipped cream mixture on top of smoothie and enjoy!
    Cream cheese foam strawberry smoothie.

Nutrition

Calories: 234kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 70mg | Sodium: 255mg | Potassium: 148mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 782IU | Vitamin C: 29mg | Calcium: 217mg | Iron: 1mg
*Values Based Per Serving
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