Start and end your day with this traditional Golden Milk recipe! This rich, creamy drink is made from comforting spices like turmeric, cinnamon, ginger honey plus black pepper. Drink it plain or add a shot of espresso for a flavorful turmeric Golden Milk Latte.
GOLDEN MILK (TURMERIC LATTE)
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)
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.
*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.Storing:Keep any leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge for up to four days. Give it a good stir or shake before reheating in the microwave or in a small saucepan.Freezing:If you want to freeze your golden milk, pour it into popsicle molds or ice cube trays and freeze until solid. Once frozen, remove from the molds and store in a freezer-safe bag or container. Golden milk will keep in the freezer for up to two months.