Golden Milk [Plus, its Health Benefits] | a2 Milk® USA Recipes
Golden Milk [Plus, its Health Benefits] | a2 Milk® USA Recipes

Golden Milk

A yellow spice known for its popular use in many Indian cuisine and Asian dishes.


  • 2 tsp. Ground turmeric
  • ¼  tsp. Ground ginger or 1 tsp grated fresh ginger
  • ½ tsp. Ground cinnamon or 1 cinnamon stick
  • ¼ tsp. Ground black pepper
  • Pinch Ground cardamom
  • Pinch Ground clove (optional)
  • 2 cups a2 Milk® Whole
  • 2 tsp. Virgin coconut oil
  • 1 ½ tsp. Raw honey
golden milk recipe


  1. In a small saucepan, heat milk over medium heat and warm milk until it is almost simmering. Reduce heat, add all spices, and continue to cook mixture over medium low heat for 10 minutes. Occasionally whisk the mixture to combine ingredients and adjust heat as needed to keep the milk from simmering.
  2. Remove from heat and, if desired, strain spices from milk.
  3. Stir in coconut oil and honey. Pour into mugs to enjoy and garnish with a dash of cinnamon.



Milk with a higher fat content is preferable in this golden milk recipe. The combination of black pepper and fat with turmeric permits better and easier absorption of curcumin into the body to reap its healing benefits.

The additional spices were added not only for flavor but also for their nutrient content. The key ingredients, however, are turmeric, black pepper, cinnamon, ginger, and coconut oil with a2 Milk®.


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