Golden Turmeric Milk Recipe

Golden Turmeric Milk

Course: Beverage
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 7 minutes
Servings: 1 serving
Author: Katie Berry
Turmeric milk is an ancient treatment for coughs, headaches, joint pain and skin problems thanks to the spice's anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties. Combined with cinnamon, ginger and other spices, it becomes a soothing and delicious drink that's good for you, too!
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  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cloves
  • ¼ teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1 cup Milk cow, almond, rice all work
  • Honey to taste
  • Vanilla extract optional


  • Add spices to a small bowl and mix thoroughly.
  • Heat 8 oz. milk in a saucepan over medium heat until it begins to steam. Stir in 1 teaspoon of the spice mixture and continue heating milk, stirring frequently, for 2 minutes.
  • Pour turmeric milk through a strainer into a cup or mug.
  • Add honey and vanilla extract (if using) to taste.
  • Store remaining spice mixture in an airtight container away from heat and light.


The spice mixture makes enough for three servings using one 8-oz cup of milk each time.