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Cinnamon & Turmeric Golden Milk

This super easy vegan turmeric golden milk is perfect for cold days. It is ready in less than a minute and is the perfect hot drink to start, or end, the day.

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So why not skip that early morning coffee and try this hot golden milk instead!

I love turmeric, it has a beautiful aroma and colour that can bring so many dishes to life. What is turmeric good for?

Turmeric is believed to have a whole range of health benefits because of its anti inflammatory effects.

And if there is a spice that is going to help with anything from joint pain to high cholesterol it’s worth a shot (or few) right?

Turmeric Golden Milk

Turmeric alone has a bitter taste which is why I have added vanilla and maple syrup to this recipe.

Cinnamon is always a good addition to milky hot drinks (hello Christmas) and works really nicely in this turmeric golden milk.

I like it sweet but you may not need to add the whole tbsp of maple syrup, just taste and add accordingly!

I wish I had taken some side on pictures of these mugs as they are so beautiful.

My friend gave them to me (she knows me so well) and they are from Habitat. This is them, if you’re interested!

They have some really beautiful tableware and ceramics and are a food photographers dream! I think I might do a blog post on my props and where I got them from. Let me know in the comments if you’d like that!

Turmeric Golden Milk

For more turmeric recipes you may enjoy:

Sweet Potato Curry Soup

Tofu Korma Curry

Asparagus Chickpea Omelette

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Turmeric Golden Milk

Cinnamon and Turmeric Golden Milk

Yield: 1
Cook Time: 1 minute
Total Time: 1 minute

Whip up this hot golden milk and feel the benefits of healing turmeric. It's sweet, creamy and good for you! Made with just 5 ingredients.


  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/4-1/2 tsp ground turmeric
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla bean paste or vanilla essence
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • Pinch black pepper


Place all the ingredients in a saucepan, whisk and bring to a gentle the boil and simmer for about 1 minute.

Pour into a mug and enjoy straight away.


If you are having turmeric milk for the first time, start with 1/4 tsp and then add more accordingly.

I use Nielsen Massey Vanilla.

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Wednesday 24th of October 2018

Yum! I am going to have to make this latte ASAP! It sounds so warming and cozy, just perfect for fall.


Thursday 20th of September 2018

I cut coffee on my diet, but every morning i was missing a drink with my breakfast. I tried this recipe this morning (since it was the the first time i used 1/4 teaspoon of turmeric) and i loved it!! this will be my morning drink. Thank you!


Friday 21st of September 2018

Hi Renata - I am SO happy to hear this! So glad you loved it and thanks for letting me know :) xo

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