Golden Milk Turmeric Hot Chocolate

This gloriously golden spiced drink is perfect for a cold and chilly autumn or winter day; combining creamy coconut milk with a hint of ginger, turmeric and cinnamon and our rich and intense dark chocolate.


Chocolatier’s Tip

You can make this recipe dairy-free and suitable for vegans by using our vegan-friendly dark chocolate (for example our EXCELLENCE 70%, 85%, 90% and 99% Cocoa bars). If making this recipe for someone following a gluten free diet, always check the manufacturer's label to ensure your ingredients are free from gluten.

2 people


  • 80 ml full-fat coconut milk
  • 160 ml boiling water
  • 1 tsp freshly grated ginger
  • 1 tsp ground turmeric
  • Pinch of ground black pepper, optional
  • ¼ tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 squares Lindt EXCELLENCE 78% Cocoa Dark Chocolate, chopped (see Tip)
  • 1 tsp maple syrup, to taste
  • To serve:
  • Whipped coconut cream
  • Lindt EXCELLENCE 78% Cocoa Dark Chocolate, grated


Step 1.

Pour the coconut milk and boiling water into a small saucepan set over a medium heat. Add the ginger, turmeric, pepper (if using), cinnamon, chopped chocolate and maple syrup.

Step 2.

Whisk continuously until the chocolate has melted and you have a smooth, golden milk. Strain into a jug and discard any remaining spices.

Step 3.

Taste to check the sweetness - adding a little more maple syrup if wished.

Step 4.

Pour into 2 mugs and serve topped with whipped coconut cream and curls of grated chocolate.


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