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Clear glass of creamy off white liquid and ice in forefront on white marble coaster with a bottle of soju and a single serving container of Yakult in the back.

Yogurt Soju

This yogurt soju is a little sweet and creamy from the Yakult (a sweet yogurt drink), and it’s balanced out with a bit of bitter soju.
Course Drinks
Cuisine Asian, Japanese, Korean
Keyword alcohol, egg-free, gluten-free, nut-free, soju, yakult, yogurt
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 person
Calories 136 kcal


  • β…“ cup Yakult
  • 4 tablespoons soju (or 2 ounces)
  • 1 pinch kosher salt
  • ice
  • β…“ cup sparkling water


  1. In a cocktail shaker or an old jam jar with a lid, combine the Yakult, soju, salt and a handful of ice. Shake until the outside of the container is cold.
  2. Taste the yogurt soju and add more Yakult or soju as needed.
  3. Place a handful of fresh ice in your serving glass, then strain the yogurt soju into the cup. Top off with sparkling water, give it a stir, and serve.

Recipe Notes

I like to use plain soju and sparkling water, but feel free to use flavored soju and/or ginger ale or lemon lime soda instead.