Strawberry Cream Soda

Introducing my Strawberry Cream Soda recipe, a delightful refreshing drink inspired by Japanese cream sodas. Made with fresh strawberry puree, this beverage offers a sweet, creamy, and bubbly experience, ideal for cooling off on a hot summer day with just a handful of simple ingredients! If you’re longing for a refreshing and easy-to-make strawberry drink bursting with real fruit flavor, this recipe is a must-try!

Strawberry cream soda served in a glass with a straw.

Why I Love This Recipe

I absolutely love my Strawberry Cream Soda recipe because it offers a simple yet delightful way to indulge in the refreshing essence of strawberries! Crafted with real strawberry puree and a touch of creamy goodness, this Japanese-inspired drink captures the essence of summertime in every bubbly sip! What sets my recipe apart is my special Strawberry Sauce, blended with my signature Japanese Strawberry Milk Smoothie base, resulting in a unique and strawberry flavor-packed drink!

The preparation is a breeze – just layer the strawberry sauce at the bottom of your glass, add the remaining ingredients, and top it off with carbonated water inspired by my signature Strawberry Slushie and a dollop of whipped cream. The end result? A creamy, fizzy concoction bursting with authentic fruit flavor, perfect for anyone seeking a refreshing beverage made with real strawberries!

Ingredients

Ingredients

  • Strawberry Sauce – made by boiling down 1/4 cups of strawberry, 1 tsp of sweetener for 10 minutes. Blend in a food processor, directions for Strawberry Sauce.
  • Sweetener – use your preferred sweetener.
  • Carbonated Water – sparkling water, club soda, seltzer water or soda water all work for this beverage.
  • Heavy Cream – heavy whipping cream or whipping cream can be used.
  • Ice – for an ice cold beverage, add ice cubes.
  • Vanilla Extract – optional, concentrated flavors of Vanilla found in baking section of grocery stores.

Strawberry Sauce Substitutions

You can opt for Strawberry Syrup as an alternative to strawberry sauce to prepare this drink.

Strawberry cream soda served in a glass with a straw.

Essential Kitchen Equipment

Directions

Step 1 Prepare strawberry sauce by boiling strawberries with sweetener for 5-7 minutes over low heat, then transfer them to a food processor or blender and blend until smooth.

Strawberry sauce in a sauce pan.

Step 2 In a tall glass, pour the strawberry syrup, add sweetener, and stir to mix. Then, pour in the heavy cream and carbonated water.

Strawberry cream soda in a cup.

💡 Pouring Pro Tip

For optimal results, it’s advised to Slowly Add Carbonated Water to prevent excessive carbonation loss.

🥄 Flavoring Pro Tip

To enhance the flavor, consider adding a Dash of Vanilla Extract for an extra boost of taste.

Step 3 Finish by topping it with whipped cream.

Strawberry cream soda in a cup topped with whipped cream.

Recipe Variations

You can easily create a delicious variation of this recipe by swapping out the strawberry sauce with strawberry syrup and adjusting the ingredient ratio to make a refreshing Strawberry Italian Soda.

Strawberry cream soda served in a glass with a strawberry on the rim.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a specific type of carbonated water that works best for this recipe?

For this recipe, it's recommended to use unflavored carbonated water for the best results. However, feel free to experiment with other flavors if you'd like to add a unique twist to your Strawberry Cream Soda. Avoid using club soda as it contains salts that may alter the taste of the drink.

How far in advance can I prepare the strawberry sauce?

You can prepare the strawberry sauce in advance and store it in an airtight container in the fridge. It will stay fresh for 10-14 days, allowing you to conveniently prepare your Strawberry Cream Soda whenever you desire without worrying about the sauce spoiling.

How long will the prepared drink stay fizzy after assembling it?

After assembling the drink, you can expect it to stay fizzy for roughly 5-10 minutes. Enjoy it promptly to savor its refreshing bubbly texture at its best!

Storage Tips

For optimal enjoyment, it’s best to consume leftovers promptly after preparation, as the drink texture will begin to deteriorate over time.

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Strawberry cream soda served in a glass with a strawberry on the rim.

Strawberry Cream Soda

Indulge in the sweet and creamy delight of homemade Strawberry Cream Soda! Made with real strawberry puree and a touch of whipped cream, this Japanese-inspired drink is perfect for cooling off on a hot day. Treat yourself to the refreshing taste of summer with just a few simple ingredients!
4.56 from 9 votes
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Worldwide
Keyword: strawberry cream soda
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Strawberry Sauce Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 17 minutes
Servings: 1
Print Recipe
Calories: 104kcal

Ingredients

Strawberry Sauce

  • 1/4 Cup Strawberry
  • 1 tsp Sweetener your preferred sweetener

Drink

Instructions

  • Gather all the ingredients.
    Ingredients for strawberry cream soda.
  • Boil strawberries with sweetener for 5-7 minutes over low heat, then blend until smooth.
    Strawberry sauce in a sauce pan.
  • Combine the strawberry sauce, sweetener, and heavy whipping cream in a drinking glass. Optionally, add vanilla extract and lightly mix. Pour in the carbonated water and enjoy.
    Strawberry cream soda in a cup.

Nutrition

Calories: 104kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 60mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 441IU | Calcium: 31mg
*Values Based Per Serving
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