This Golden Milk Turmeric Latte or also known as a golden latte is simple to make and loaded with health benefits. It's a cozy and warming drink that's also very healthy and can be made with only a few ingredients. If you haven't yet tried turmeric golden milk, now is the time!

How To Make A Golden Latte?

Here is the recipe how to make a golden latte.

Ingredients:

  • 8 ounces almond milk
  • 2 ounces espresso
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger
  • Pinch cayenne (optional)

How to make:

  1. Heat the almond milk in a microwave-safe mug for about 1 minute, or until it reaches the temperature you prefer.
  2. To the warmed almond milk, add a fresh shot of espresso or concentrated coffee.
  3. Add the honey, turmeric, cinnamon, ginger, and cayenne pepper, if using, and whisk until combined. You can also use a milk frother to froth the milk for a few minutes until it reaches the desired level of froth. Serve immediately, garnished with cinnamon.
  4. Enjoy!

What Is A Golden Latte Made Of?

The spicy turmeric drink may be a new Instagram food trend, but it has been around for centuries. One of them is a golden latte. We must be wondering what is a golden latte made of?

Golden milk is made up of any milk of your choice (cow, goat, hemp, pea, almond, etc.) and a sprinkle of turmeric, a peppery, bright yellow spice known for its anti-inflammatory properties. Turmeric milk can be flavored with other spices and served hot or cold.

What Is A Golden Milk Latte?

Golden milk is similar to a chai tea latte in that it is warm, spicy, and comforting.

Golden milk is typically prepared as a warm beverage that is consumed in many other countries as a way to improve one's health while also enjoying a truly delectable beverage. Some people make this with almond milk, while others with oat milk.

Golden milk, like coffee, is an acquired taste. Turmeric can be bitter, but simmering helps to minimize this. Ginger, vanilla, and honey also help to offset the bitterness.

To summarize, golden milk is made by simmering turmeric and ginger with almond or coconut milk. I use a lot of milk and froth it to make it more like a latte. In terms of flavor, golden milk reminds me of a chai tea latte – both are warm, spicy, and comforting.

Golden Latte Recipe Oat Milk

Here is the simple recipe how to make a golden latte oat milk:

Ingredients:

  • 1cm slice of ginger
  • 2cm slice of turmeric
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 turmeric tea bag
  • 600ml Minor Figures barista style oat milk
  • Agave syrup or sugar, to taste (optional)

How to make:

  1. In a medium saucepan, finely grate the ginger and turmeric. You don't have to peel them, but turmeric has a tendency to stain things yellow. Wear an apron to keep your clothes clean.
  2. Pour in the vanilla essence and the cinnamon stick. Add a pinch of black pepper to taste. Tear open the turmeric tea bag and toss the contents in.
  3. Place the pan on a low heat and pour in the oat milk. Bring the water to a gentle boil. Cover and leave to simmer for 10-15 minutes, or longer for a stronger flavor. Take care not to allow the mixture to come to a boil.
  4. Pour the infused mixture into a jug through a fine sieve. Return the mixture to the pan and reheat on low heat. If desired, season with agave syrup or sugar.
  5. Whisk the mixture with a whisk or an electric milk frother until frothy, then pour into two mugs and serve.