Decor & DIY

How to make your own flavoured milk

A lot of childhood memories involve treats from time to time. Cream soda floats, cupcakes, chocolate milk and strawberry milk to name a few. Elevate these fun treats to new heights by adding some adornments to the glass. The two recipes lower down will show you just how to make chocolate Milk as well as Strawberry milk. Both of these delicious treats are sure to be a hit with the kids.

Make your own chocolate milk and strawberry milk

To decorate the glass all you need is…

  • Chocolate
  • Sprinkles
  • Banana
  • Pastry brush
  • Permanent Marker


How to?

  1. Draw your face onto the glass (do not worry it will come off in the dishwasher).
  2. Melt the chocolate and paint a rim of chocolate on the top of the glass and then add your sprinkles.
  3. Let the chocolate cool fully before tipping the glass the right way up.
  4. Cut 1-inch chunks of banana and a slit halfway to place on the glass rim.
  5. Pour your flavoured milk into the glass and enjoy.


Chocolate milk recipe


  • Half a cup of almond milk
  • 1 Tablespoon of organic cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon of honey
  • 1 teaspoon of shredded coconut (optional)

How to?

  1. Mix well and chill before serving.


Strawberry milk recipe


  • Half a cup of strawberries with the seeds removed
  • 1 cup of coconut milk
  • 1 teaspoon of honey
    • How to?

      1. Blend all of the ingredients together.
      2. Chill and serve.


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