Warm and Cozy Fairy Flower Moon Milk

1 Drink
10 min

Fairy flower moon milk is a comforting and warm beverage to add a little magic to your night. Beautiful moon milk pictures are popping up all over my Pinterest and Instagram feeds.

I immediately thought this whimsical drink would make a perfect addition to the fairy recipe section here on the blog.

For simplicity’s sake, this moon milk recipe is more for looks than it is for health. As you probably know, we like to keep it simple over here!

Mug of pink moon milk with edible flowers on top.
What is Moon Milk?

Moon Milk is a warm drink usually made with honey, cinnamon, and milk. In Ayurveda, this warm milk mixture is often used to help people sleep.

Pink milk in a mug topped with flowers and swirls of cinnamon on a table.

While typical moon milk contains ingredients with healing properties, this one contains things that are most likely in your pantry.

Feel free to modify this recipe however you like. This is the bare bones recipe that is incredibly easy to tweak.

You could make simple moon milk with milk and cinnamon alone.

What you need to make Fairy Flower Moon Milk

Exact measurements in the printable recipe card below

  • Milk
  • Neon pink food coloring or a natural powder coloring
  • Almond powder (optional)
  • Cinnamon
  • Edible flowers

Steps to make fairy moon milk
Dropping purple food coloring into a glass of milk.

Add the milk to a microwave-safe bowl and heat for 60 seconds on 50% power.

Adding almond powder to milk.

Stir and return to the microwave and repeat this step two more times or until your milk is warm enough.

Adding cinnamon to colored milk.

Stir in food coloring or beet powder.

Whisking ingredients into milk.

Whisk in almond powder and cinnamon.

Adding cinnamon milk to a mug.

Pour into a mug and top with edible flowers.

Cinnamon pink milk in a mug.


The addition of PB2 Almond Powder is completely optional. It doesn’t add flavor as peanut butter powder would.

It adds texture and protein and may help you feel fuller after drinking it, which can be helpful if sleepiness is the goal.

Mug full of moon milk with flowers.

Ideally, the pink color in this moon milk is from beet powder. Again, to make this recipe as easy as possible, pink food coloring is used here.

Beet powder will add nutrition to the drink, but it can also provide an energy boost. So, that’s another thing to keep in mind if you’re drinking moon milk before bed.

Another option to get pink milk is hibiscus powder. This will give you a bright fuchsia color and add a berry flavor to the milk.

Overhead shot of flower moon milk in a mug.

Edible flowers are typically found in the grocery store by the herbs, but it can be hit or miss at some stores. Call ahead or order online. Also, check farmers’ markets depending on the season.

Serve moon milk at your next fairy tea party with fairy shortbread bites, mini cakes and mini donuts!

Make a warm mug of fairy moon milk the next time you want a bedtime treat.

Feel free to play around with this warm drink and make it as magical as your imagination likes.

Closeup of a mug filled with fairy flower moon milk.

More fairy recipes to make

  • Fairy cupcakes with wings
  • Fairy bread
  • Fairy door cookies
  • Fairy toadstool recipe
  • Woodland toadstool trifle

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Pink moon milk with flowers on top.

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Warm and Cozy Fairy Flower Moon Milk
Recipe details
  • 1  Drink
  • Prep time: 10 Minutes Cook time: 0 Minutes Total time: 10 min
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  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 3 drops neon pink food coloring
  • 2 tablespoons almond powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • edible flowers

Add your milk to a microwave-safe bowl and heat for 60 seconds on 50% power.
Stir and return to the microwave and repeat this procedure 2 more times or until your milk is warm, but not scalding hot.
Stir in food coloring. Whisk in almond powder and cinnamon.
Pour into a mug and top with edible flowers.
Jennifer Soltys
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