The Starbucks-Approved Strawberry Cold Foam You Can Make At Home

Imagine taking a sip of your favorite cold brew coffee, only to get a fruity whiff from a velvety layer of strawberry foam sitting atop the drink. It might sound like a small change, but the flavored cold foam infuses a delightful burst of sweetness with every sip. This, my friends, is the magic of strawberry cold foam, the latest craze to sweep Starbucks and social media alike.

What started as a playful trend on TikTok has now become a beloved addition to the Starbucks menu, bringing a burst of fruity flavor to their signature cold brew coffee. But before it graced the official menu boards, strawberry cold foam captured the hearts — and taste buds — of coffee enthusiasts everywhere as a Valentine's Day treat.

The concept is simple yet ingenious: A luscious blend of strawberry puree and creamy cold foam, delicately cascading over a chilled glass of cold brew. The result is a sweet and aromatic blend, with the vibrant flavors of ripe strawberries melding seamlessly with the rich, bold notes of coffee. 

But here's the best part: You can recreate this delectable concoction in the comfort of your own home. There's no need to wait in line or hunt down the nearest Starbucks. With just a few simple ingredients, you can whip up your own strawberry cold foam and elevate your cold brew game to new heights.

Strawberry cold foam is easy to replicate at home

To make strawberry cold foam at home, start by preparing a batch of cold foam using your preferred method. You can either make it from scratch using milk or a non-dairy alternative and a frother, or opt for store-bought cold foam for convenience. Next, gently fold fresh, homemade, or store-bought strawberry puree into the cold foam. For a hint of sweetness, you can add a touch of honey or sugar to taste, although the natural sweetness of the strawberries is often enough to satisfy. Keep in mind that store-bought puree will likely already have added sugar.

Once you have your cold foam and strawberry puree ready, simply mix them until well combined. Then, carefully spoon the strawberry-infused foam onto your cold brew coffee, allowing it to cascade gently over the surface for that social media-worthy presentation. And just like that, you've recreated the magic of Starbucks' strawberry cold foam in the comfort of your kitchen.

When simply craving a fruity twist on your morning brew, this homemade delight is sure to hit the spot. So, take a tip from the TikTok trend and Starbucks menu alike and give this delicious spin on your favorite coffee a try.