How to Make The Perfect Turmeric Latte

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How to make the PERFECT vegan turmeric latte! This recipe is creamy, sweet and utterly moreish. A deliciously healthy start to your morning.

Turmeric is one of the world’s most incredible foods.  It has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, something we could all do with some more of.


Flat lay of two cups of turmeric latte, with pastel yellow milk foam and a bunch of yellow and white flowers beside

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How To Make The PERFECT Turmeric Latte

This recipe gives you the PERFECT turmeric latte; it’s creamy, sweet and utterly moreish. Enjoy!
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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Indian
Prep: 2 minutes
Cook: 2 minutes
Total: 4 minutes
Serves: 2
Calories: 225kcal
Author: Tara


  • 1 tsp turmeric (*see note)
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon
  • 1 pinch of black pepper
  • 400 ml dairy free milk (unsweetened)
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 100 g coconut cream (the thick, creamy bit at the top of a can (discard the clear liquid))


  • Put the turmeric powder, cinnamon and pepper in a saucepan (off the heat) with a little bit of the dairy free milk, stir it well to make a paste and then add the maple syrup.
    1 tsp turmeric, 1/4 tsp cinnamon, 1 pinch of black pepper, 400 ml dairy free milk, 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • Add the coconut cream and the rest of the dairy free milk to the saucepan. Warm gently (don't boil) and whisk until the turmeric is fully dissolved and the milk is warm through.
    100 g coconut cream



Vegan / Dairy Free / Egg Free / Wheat Free / Gluten Free / Oil Free / Nut Free / Soy Free / Refined Sugar Free
* If you are new to turmeric lattes, you might prefer to start with 1/2 tsp of turmeric and work your way up. If you are a seasoned turmeric latte drinker you may like 1 1/2 tsp.
Recipe inspired by:  Cape Verde, Africa
Please check the allergens on the ingredients you purchase before use.  The allergen information provided in this recipe is intended as a guide only and is based on the specific ingredients and brands used at the time of creating the recipe, therefore we cannot guarantee that the same will apply to the ingredients you use.  Nutritional values are estimated and exclude any optional extras.
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Calories: 225kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Sodium: 263mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Net Carbohydrates: 10g
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