Golden Milk Recipe

Start and end your day with calming golden milk! This golden milk tea recipe is made with comforting spices like turmeric, cinnamon, ginger, honey and black pepper plus thick and creamy milk. Create a golden milk latte by foaming the top or add a shot of espresso.

Start and end your day with calming golden milk! This golden milk tea recipe is made with comforting spices like turmeric, cinnamon, ginger, honey and black pepper plus thick and creamy milk. #golden #milk #latte #breakfast #tea #turmeric #ginger #bedtime #recipe

Combine calming spices like turmeric, ginger, cinnamon and black pepper to make this golden milk. Also called turmeric milk, this drink is lightly sweetened with honey or maple syrup. It simmers on the stove with rich and creamy milk. Golden milk is a great addition because it is easily adapted to fit your taste. Froth the milk to make a golden milk latte and enjoy this flavorful drink any day of the week.

Simmer spices on the stove to create an easy comforting turmeric golden milk tea. #goldenmilk #tea #spices

How to make golden milk

To make golden milk, whisk together milk, cinnamon, turmeric, ginger, honey and any additional spices like cardamom, cloves or nutmeg in a small saucepan on the stove. Bring the mixture to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer until incorporated, about 5 minutes. Remove the mixture from the heat and taste. Adjust the flavors or sweetener as needed. Strain through a fine-mesh strainer into mugs and top with extra cinnamon.

Spices in golden milk

Use fresh or ground spices in this recipe for great flavor. We like the ease and mild taste of ground spices in this recipe, but fresh tastes amazing too.

  • Turmeric
  • Ginger
  • Cinnamon
  • Black Pepper
  • Cardamom, Nutmeg or Cloves
  • Black Pepper

How to make a golden milk latte

We love to enjoy the golden milk latte-style, thick and creamy with a foamy top! Use a milk frother to froth the golden milk. You can also add one or two shots of espresso before frothing for an extra kick of caffeine in the morning.

Golden Milk Tea is the perfect comfort drink! It's made by simmering spices like turmeric, ginger, cinnamon and more on the stove with milk. #milk #turmeric #latte #ginger #drink #tea

We know you are going to love this recipe! If you love rich and creamy milk drinks, try this homemade hot chocolate, eggnog or bourbon strawberry milkshake recipe too.

Start and end your day with calming golden milk! This golden milk tea recipe is made with comforting spices like turmeric, cinnamon, ginger, honey and black pepper plus thick and creamy milk. #golden #milk #latte #breakfast #tea #turmeric #ginger #bedtime #recipe

Golden Milk Recipe

Yield: 1 serving
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 30 mins
Start and end your day with calming golden milk! This golden milk tea recipe is made with comforting spices like turmeric, cinnamon, ginger, honey and black pepper plus thick and creamy milk. 
5 from 3 votes

Ingredients 

  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cinnamon stick, (or 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon)
  • 1 (1-inch) piece turmeric,, grated (or 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric)
  • 1 (1/2 inch) piece ginger,, grated (or 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger)
  • 1 tablespoon honey, (or maple syrup)
  • pinch black pepper
  • pinch ground cardamom, cloves or nutmeg, (optional)
  • ground cinnamon, (for serving)

Instructions

  • Whisk milk, cinnamon, turmeric, ginger, honey, black pepper and any additional spices desired in a small saucepan. Bring the mixture to a low boil, then reduce heat and simmer until incorporated, 5 minutes. Remove from heat and taste, adjusting flavors and sweetener as needed. Strain through a fine mesh sieve into mugs and top with a dash of cinnamon.
  • Use a milk frother and froth for a couple minutes until you reach your desired froth level.

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Notes

*You can also add one or two shots of espresso prior to frothing. 
**If you want to make a larger batch, 2x, 3x or 4x the recipe ingredients. 

Nutrition

Serving: 1cup, Calories: 173kcal, Carbohydrates: 25.1g, Protein: 13.2g, Fat: 2.8g, Saturated Fat: 1.7g, Cholesterol: 15mg, Sodium: 121.7mg, Fiber: 0.8g, Sugar: 23.3g
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American, Chinese
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Kitchen tools and ingredients needed to make this turmeric tea

Turmeric Golden Milk is made with comforting spices like turmeric, ginger, cinnamon and black pepper. Combine it with rich and creamy milk to create a soothing drink for any time of the day! #turmeric #ginger #tea #golden #milk #drink #recipe

7 comments on “Golden Milk Recipe”

  1. This really does make a difference to my day! Thank you for the recipe!

  2. I had no idea golden milk was so easy to make! Love this healthy recipe – thanks!

  3. I have never tried Golden Milk and made this recipe tonight and it was so good. It’s the perfect amount of spices!

    • Hi, Kelsea! I am so happy to hear this. It’s one of those drinks where once you try it, you’re hooked. Thanks so much for your comment and feedback!

  4. This looks so good. With the different ingredients there are so many health benefits too.

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