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National Milk Day

January 11

When is National Milk Day?

National Milk Day happens on Thursday January 11, 2024.

Creative Ways to Celebrate National Milk Day

Mark your calendars because January 11th is National Milk Day! This holiday celebrates milk and all the delicious things that can be made with it. So why not take this opportunity to get creative in the kitchen and whip up some milk-infused treats? Here are a few ideas on how to celebrate National Milk Day.

Make a Milkshake

What better way to celebrate this special day than by making a milkshake? Start with a base of ice cream, add your favorite toppings like fresh fruit or even cookie crumbs, and pour in some cold milk until you’ve reached the desired consistency. Pro tip: for an extra creamy shake, opt for whole milk instead of skim or 2%.

Bake Some Treats

Who doesn’t love baking? Whether you’re an amateur baker or an experienced one, there are plenty of ways to incorporate milk into your recipes. Try making cakes, cupcakes, cookies, brownies…you name it! The possibilities are endless when you have milk as your secret ingredient.

Create Your Own Hot Chocolate

If you’re feeling adventurous (and thirsty), why not try your hand at creating your own hot chocolate recipe? Start off with some high-quality cocoa powder and mix in some sugar and spices like cinnamon or nutmeg for flavor. Then slowly pour in warm milk while stirring until you’ve reached the desired thickness – perfection!

There are so many fun ways to celebrate National Milk Day that don’t involve just drinking a glass of cold milk (although that’s great too!). From baking decadent treats to making milkshakes or homemade hot chocolate, there are lots of inventive ways to make the most out of this special day dedicated to one of our favorite ingredients – milk! Happy National Milk Day!

When does National Milk Day happen next year?

National Milk Day will happen on the following upcoming dates:

  • Saturday January 11, 2025
  • Sunday January 11, 2026
  • Monday January 11, 2027
  • Tuesday January 11, 2028
  • Thursday January 11, 2029


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