Homemade Starbucks Pink Drink Recipe with Cranberry Juice

If you love the Starbucks Pink Drink, but you want to know how to make a pink drink without tea, you’re in the right place!

This homemade pink drink recipe is super easy to make and is perfect for big batches.

Not only that, but it’s a great alternative to other copycat Starbucks Pink Drink Recipes because it puts you in control of how much sugar, caffeine and calories it ends up with.

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How to Make a Pink Drink with Cranberry Juice

This homemade Pink Drink recipe is less of a dupe or copycat than others you may have seen, but it leaves you in a little more control of the flavor and is even less expensive!

I like this homemade version of the Pink Drink because it has no caffeine. Which in my opinion, makes it great for breastfeeding moms who like all the amazing benefits of coconut for milk supply

Coconut milk may be a major reason why many moms believe the Starbucks Pink Drink increases milk supply!

To make this homemade Pink Drink, all you need is some Ocean Spray White Cran-Strawberry Juice, coconut milk and fresh or dehydrated strawberries.

I like to use organic coconut milk for my diy Pink Drinks.

Other Cranberry Juice Options

Incase you like to experiment like me, here are some other cranberry juice options to switch up your homemade Pink Drink recipes!

The only thing that matters is that it stays pink, right? Just kidding.

However, you may want to compare sugar content of these juices, incase that is something you are concerned with.

If not, check out these other cranberry juice flavors that sound like they would be just as delicious paired with coconut milk!

  • Ocean Spray Pink Cranberry Passion Fruit
  • Ocean Spray Cran-Strawberry Cranberry Juice 

Where to Buy White Cran-Strawberry Juice

If you want the Ocean Spray brand of white cran-strawberry, you should be able to find it all Wal-Mart stores. There are also off-brand versions of white cranberry juices that you should be able to find at most grocery stores.

Homemade Pink Drink Tips

The best thing about this Starbucks Pink Drink recipe with cranberry juice, is that you can make it in large batches ahead of time.

If you’re a breastfeeding mom, this benefit is huge!

We all know that need for quick and easy breastfeeding-friendly drink options.

Avoid using canned coconut milk for this recipe because the consistency can be very clumpy and therefore unpleasant. 

Cute graphic of the homemade pink drink recipe.

Homemade Pink Drink with Cranberry Juice

Yield: 16oz
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

Here's a homemade version of the Pink Drink you can make in large batches to help stay hydrated while breastfeeding and boost your milk supply in return.


  • 1/2 C. Ocean Spray White Cran-Strawberry Juice
  • 1/2 C. Organic Coconut Milk
  • Dehydrated Strawberries


  1. In your favorite tumbler, add your dehydrated strawberries and ice.
  2. Poor over 1/2 cup cran-strawberry juice.
  3. Add the 1/2 cup of coconut milk and stir to combine.
  4. Drink up to make more milk!

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