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Milk Frothers

Best Milk Frothers in The Netherlands - Reviews and Comparison 2021

We picked the 7 best milk frothers in 2021 for your budget and use cases.

A cappuccino is incomplete without a sweet and silky foam layer, and now you can enjoy that at home as well, thanks to a milk frother.

We have curated this buyer's guide for milk frothers for you to whip up barista-worthy milk foam at home. Also, it includes the top seven milk frother reviews to help you choose the best one for 2021.

UPDATED

9/18/2022

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Electric Milk Frother

SimpleTaste

Electric Milk Frother

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Practical design
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Portable
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3.5 x 3.5 x 24.38 cm
99.79 g
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Coffee, cappuccino, latte macchiato, hot or cold chocolate, milk mixed drinks, matcha, egg yolks and sauces

Bodum

Latteo 1446-01 milk frother

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230 ml

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Suitable for non-dairy milk
Dishwasher safe parts
Smooth to touch and strong grip
It takes 30 seconds to foam milk
Not shatterproof
10 x 15.6 x 18 cm
340 g
Borosilicate glass and plastic
Spiral
Not applicable
Manual
250 ml
Cappuccino, white coffee, mocha or hot chocolate
Not applicable

Melitta

1014-02 Cremio Milk Frother

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100-150 ml

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Non-stick container
Dishwasher safe parts
Dekra-GS-tested for safety
Ergonomic handle and 360-degree base station offers comfort while handling
17.6 x 15.8 x 23.9 cm
940 g
Plastic
Spiral
450 W
Electric
100-250 ml
Latte macchiato, cappuccino, coffee, hot chocolate and refining desserts with cold milk foam

WMF

Lono Milk & Choc Electric milk frother

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150 - 350 ml

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Suitable for special milk types like cow, sheep, lactose-free, and even non-dairy milk
Illuminated on-off switch with one-touch function
Dishwasher safe parts
Spout for drip-free pouring
20 x 20 x23 cm
1.1 kg
18/10 stainless steel
Spiral
650 W
Electric
150 - 500 ml
Cappuccino, latte macchiato, frappé, cocktails, iced coffee, coffee, cocoa, and hot chocolate

OZAVO

Electric milk frother

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Silent technology
LED lights indicate the status of heating or cooling or hot milk
Solid outer material with vacuum insulation, removable bottom, safe and glue-free coating
Non-stick container
15.59 x 15.59 x 18.49 cm
1.26 kg
Stainless steel
Spiral
550 W
Electric
240 ml
Hot and cold milk foam cappuccino, coffee, latte, and hot chocolate

Bialetti

Tuttocrema Aluminium

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330 ml

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Suitable to use on gas, electric or ceramic stove
Non-stick container
Easy to use
Portable
19.99 x 14.99 x 22 cm
499 g
Aluminium coated with Teflon
Plunger
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1 L
Cappuccino, latte macchiato, frappé, cocktails, iced coffee, coffee, cocoa, and hot chocolate
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Severin

SM 3587 Spuma 700 Plus Induction Milk Frother

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13 integrated programs
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360° LED light ring display hot or cold operation and acoustic end signal
Suitable for special milk types and even non-dairy milk
19.5 × 15.5 × 25 cm
1.626 kg
Stainless steel
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500 W
Electric
700 ml
Cappuccino, latte macchiato, frappé, cocktails, iced coffee, coffee, cocoa, hot chocolate, protein shakes, baby food, and mulled wine

SimpleTaste

Electric Milk Frother


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Aditi Lohia

Aditi Lohia

Buyer's Guide - Best Milk Frother in The Netherlands

What's a Cappuccino Without Milk Foam?

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Features: Most important purchase criteria for a milk frother

What features you must look for when buying a new milk frother?

2

FAQ: Learn more about the details

Any questions left? Here they are, including answers.

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How-To: Usage hints and care instructions for a milk frother

Best practices for milk frother usage and care.

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Our Picks: How we picked the best milk frothers

Find out how we selected and ranked the products.

1. Features: Most important purchase criteria for a milk frother

1.1 Types

  • Manual Frother

Manual frothers are usually plastic or stainless steel pitcher with a metal whisk. The only downside is they call for manual labour, but they are effortless to use. It is in the form of a hand pump which you need to press around 30-60 times, and you will have milk foam ready in half a minute. Some of them can be put on the stove, microwave directly for heating milk and in some models, you have to put pre-heated milk. They are suitable for making only a few cups of coffee and if you want complete control over the milk foam process.

  • Battery Frother

Battery-operated milk frothers, also known as a bar-shaped milk frother, are often compact and has a small spiral that is rotated in the pre-heated milk to make foam. It is a kitchen appliance with a rod attached to it that vibrates and rotates. Due to the lightweight and small size, it makes it a portable appliance. It often comes with a stand for proper storage. The downsides are, it only has a basic feature(s) and vulnerable design (hand-held device). Therefore, they are also called hand-held electric frothers.

  • Electric Frother

The automatic electric frother is the most popular type of milk frother. They are effortless to use and the perfect choice for making several drinks at once. They give you the best milk froth but unfortunately come at a higher purchase price than above frother types. This is the best type of frother if you want to outsource the process of milk foam completely.

  • Manual Frother

Manual frothers are usually plastic or stainless steel pitcher with a metal whisk. The only downside is they call for manual labour, but they are effortless to use. It is in the form of a hand pump which you need to press around 30-60 times, and you will have milk foam ready in half a minute. Some of them can be put on the stove, microwave directly for heating milk and in some models, you have to put pre-heated milk. They are suitable for making only a few cups of coffee and if you want complete control over the milk foam process.

  • Battery Frother

Battery-operated milk frothers, also known as a bar-shaped milk frother, are often compact and has a small spiral that is rotated in the pre-heated milk to make foam. It is a kitchen appliance with a rod attached to it that vibrates and rotates. Due to the lightweight and small size, it makes it a portable appliance. It often comes with a stand for proper storage. The downsides are, it only has a basic feature(s) and vulnerable design (hand-held device). Therefore, they are also called hand-held electric frothers.

  • Electric Frother

The automatic electric frother is the most popular type of milk frother. They are effortless to use and the perfect choice for making several drinks at once. They give you the best milk froth but unfortunately come at a higher purchase price than above frother types. This is the best type of frother if you want to outsource the process of milk foam completely.

1.2 Capacity

Call it capacity, size or content, but these are the main focuses while buying a milk frother. The larger the size of the milk reservoir, the more cappuccinos or latte macchiatos you can make at a time. The content usually varies from 115 ml to 600 ml. Typically with 120 ml, you froth milk for two cappuccinos and with 200 ml, you froth milk for four cappuccinos simultaneously.

Note: The amount of milk you froth is always lower than the content of the milk container since frothed milk takes up more volume.

Call it capacity, size or content, but these are the main focuses while buying a milk frother. The larger the size of the milk reservoir, the more cappuccinos or latte macchiatos you can make at a time. The content usually varies from 115 ml to 600 ml. Typically with 120 ml, you froth milk for two cappuccinos and with 200 ml, you froth milk for four cappuccinos simultaneously.

Note: The amount of milk you froth is always lower than the content of the milk container since frothed milk takes up more volume.

1.3 Cleaning

p>The cleaning and maintenance of a milk frother are simple, especially when it has non-stick coating and dishwasher safe parts.

You can run the milk frother with some warm water and washing liquid to clean it thoroughly. If the appliance has an auto power-off feature, then keep the soapy mixture running until the milk frother stops automatically. 

p>The cleaning and maintenance of a milk frother are simple, especially when it has non-stick coating and dishwasher safe parts.

You can run the milk frother with some warm water and washing liquid to clean it thoroughly. If the appliance has an auto power-off feature, then keep the soapy mixture running until the milk frother stops automatically. 

1.4 Heat Regulation

A heating function is there to heat the milk during frothing. It doesn't let your cappuccino cool down immediately. If your frother doesn't have this option, then you can also simply heat the milk and then use the frother. Best milk frothers let you set the temperature yourself.

Note: The ideal temperature for warm milk foam is 65 to 70 degrees. Anything below that is cold and will cool down the coffee. Anything warmer than 76 degrees, the protein breaks down, giving the milk its fluffiness.

A heating function is there to heat the milk during frothing. It doesn't let your cappuccino cool down immediately. If your frother doesn't have this option, then you can also simply heat the milk and then use the frother. Best milk frothers let you set the temperature yourself.

Note: The ideal temperature for warm milk foam is 65 to 70 degrees. Anything below that is cold and will cool down the coffee. Anything warmer than 76 degrees, the protein breaks down, giving the milk its fluffiness.

1.5 Garde

High-end milk frothers might come with several whisks to make different drinks. For instance, you will need a fine and stiff foam for a cappuccino; then, you must check if the frother has the ideal whisk for making foam for a cappuccino.

High-end milk frothers might come with several whisks to make different drinks. For instance, you will need a fine and stiff foam for a cappuccino; then, you must check if the frother has the ideal whisk for making foam for a cappuccino.

1.6 Weight

Weight comes into the picture, especially when it is a hand-held frother, or you have to take the appliance everywhere you travel. A heavy hand-held frother will give you hand pain along with milk foam which no one wants. And if you travel often, a light model will be more attractive.

Weight comes into the picture, especially when it is a hand-held frother, or you have to take the appliance everywhere you travel. A heavy hand-held frother will give you hand pain along with milk foam which no one wants. And if you travel often, a light model will be more attractive.

1.7 Detachable Jug

Electric milk frothers usually have a removable stainless steel or glass jug making it easier to pour frothed milk into the coffee cup. Moreover, since the jug is detachable, you can put it into a dishwasher for easy and quick cleaning.

Electric milk frothers usually have a removable stainless steel or glass jug making it easier to pour frothed milk into the coffee cup. Moreover, since the jug is detachable, you can put it into a dishwasher for easy and quick cleaning.

1.8 Non-stick Coating

Milk sticks during heating and frothing and a non-stick coating prevent the same, saving you from annoying cleaning jobs. In fact, due to the non-stick coating, you can easily clean the inside of the milk frother with just a cloth. The lid and beater can be easily cleaned in a dishwasher, or you can rinse them under the kitchen tap.

Milk sticks during heating and frothing and a non-stick coating prevent the same, saving you from annoying cleaning jobs. In fact, due to the non-stick coating, you can easily clean the inside of the milk frother with just a cloth. The lid and beater can be easily cleaned in a dishwasher, or you can rinse them under the kitchen tap.

1.9 Cold Frothing

A frother is not just for frothing hot milk. Yes, you can also froth cold milk with a milk frother. If your frother is equipped to froth cold milk, then you can enjoy a delicious latte macchiato in the spring, a creamy iced coffee or other cold milk drinks in the summer and hot chocolate in the fall.

A frother is not just for frothing hot milk. Yes, you can also froth cold milk with a milk frother. If your frother is equipped to froth cold milk, then you can enjoy a delicious latte macchiato in the spring, a creamy iced coffee or other cold milk drinks in the summer and hot chocolate in the fall.

1.10 Double Walled

A milk frother is available both with single as well as double walls. The advantage of getting double-walled housing is that it is less hot on the outside. Also, the warm milk in a double-walled milk frother stays warm longer than in a single-walled frother.

A milk frother is available both with single as well as double walls. The advantage of getting double-walled housing is that it is less hot on the outside. Also, the warm milk in a double-walled milk frother stays warm longer than in a single-walled frother.

1.11 Automatic Turn-off

A milk frother with automatic shut-off is ideal for everyone, especially if you are easily distracted. The function ensures that the appliance switches off automatically when the milk has frothed sufficiently. With this feature, there is no way you will burn the milk.

A milk frother with automatic shut-off is ideal for everyone, especially if you are easily distracted. The function ensures that the appliance switches off automatically when the milk has frothed sufficiently. With this feature, there is no way you will burn the milk.

1.12 Foam Quality

You are buying a milk frother to make foam, and if the appliance cannot do that thing properly, what's the point of having it. Therefore, choose a frother with great power and an excellent frothing speed to make a firm foam layer for your cappuccino, latte macchiato or other hot drinks.

You are buying a milk frother to make foam, and if the appliance cannot do that thing properly, what's the point of having it. Therefore, choose a frother with great power and an excellent frothing speed to make a firm foam layer for your cappuccino, latte macchiato or other hot drinks.

1.13 Ease of Use

User-friendliness of the appliance matters while purchasing, and it includes whether the frother is easy to clean, has dishwasher safe parts, a non-stick coating, etc.

User-friendliness of the appliance matters while purchasing, and it includes whether the frother is easy to clean, has dishwasher safe parts, a non-stick coating, etc.

1.14 Auto-cleaning

A high-end milk frother comes with this function. If your milk frother has this program, all you have to do is put some water in the device and press the button, and your least favourite job of cleaning the appliance will be not your responsibility.

A high-end milk frother comes with this function. If your milk frother has this program, all you have to do is put some water in the device and press the button, and your least favourite job of cleaning the appliance will be not your responsibility.

1.15 Material

Maximum milk frothers are made of stainless steel, while some have plastic housing with a metal reservoir. Both the materials work well and are equal, so choosing one depends purely on your preference.

Maximum milk frothers are made of stainless steel, while some have plastic housing with a metal reservoir. Both the materials work well and are equal, so choosing one depends purely on your preference.

1.16 Microfoam

Every milk frother will give milk foam because that's what it is made for, but there is another feature that you can find only in high-end models, i.e. microfoam. It introduces air into the milk, which is very light and takes your cappuccino to another level.

Every milk frother will give milk foam because that's what it is made for, but there is another feature that you can find only in high-end models, i.e. microfoam. It introduces air into the milk, which is very light and takes your cappuccino to another level.

1.17 User-friendly

Check for additional features as well, such as if the milk frother has a 360-degree rotatable base. If you are going to place it in a cupboard, then does it have an integrated cord storage system? After all, the best milk frother is not the one that does its job well, but also it is user-friendly.

Check for additional features as well, such as if the milk frother has a 360-degree rotatable base. If you are going to place it in a cupboard, then does it have an integrated cord storage system? After all, the best milk frother is not the one that does its job well, but also it is user-friendly.

1.18 Price

Price is a deciding factor for many. An electric milk frother comes in different shapes and sizes and is hence sold at different prices. You can get a basic frother at just 30 euros while a high-end frother will cost you 80 euros or more. 

Some of the features that influence the price the most includes build quality, milk container capacity, temperature settings and dishwasher-safe parts.

Price is a deciding factor for many. An electric milk frother comes in different shapes and sizes and is hence sold at different prices. You can get a basic frother at just 30 euros while a high-end frother will cost you 80 euros or more. 

Some of the features that influence the price the most includes build quality, milk container capacity, temperature settings and dishwasher-safe parts.

2. FAQ: Learn more about the details

2.1 What is a milk frother?

A milk frother is an appliance used in the kitchen for making milk foam which is then added to the coffee. It aerates the milk creating a thick and heavy foam. The tiny air bubbles are formed during the process, making the milk texture lighter and increasing its volume. There are three types of milk frother: manual, battery (hand-held electric), and electric or automatic.

A milk frother is an appliance used in the kitchen for making milk foam which is then added to the coffee. It aerates the milk creating a thick and heavy foam. The tiny air bubbles are formed during the process, making the milk texture lighter and increasing its volume. There are three types of milk frother: manual, battery (hand-held electric), and electric or automatic.

2.2 Can I use a milk frother other than just for coffee?

Yes, a milk frother can also be used to make cold foamed drinks such as milkshakes or other warming drinks for a few bucks than what you would pay in a cafe.

Things you can make other than coffee using a milk frother are:

  • Chai latte: You can use chai tea powder or your own herbs to infuse the milk for frothing. Use a dash of cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg for this.

  • Hot chocolate: Frothed milk will take your chocolate chips, cocoa or hot chocolate powder mix to another level. Some spices, flavoured syrups, marshmallows and cream are a few other things to enhance the taste of your hot chocolate.

  • Cafe-style drinks: You can easily make a turmeric latte or matcha latte at home now, thanks to a milk frother. 

Yes, a milk frother can also be used to make cold foamed drinks such as milkshakes or other warming drinks for a few bucks than what you would pay in a cafe.

Things you can make other than coffee using a milk frother are:

  • Chai latte: You can use chai tea powder or your own herbs to infuse the milk for frothing. Use a dash of cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg for this.

  • Hot chocolate: Frothed milk will take your chocolate chips, cocoa or hot chocolate powder mix to another level. Some spices, flavoured syrups, marshmallows and cream are a few other things to enhance the taste of your hot chocolate.

  • Cafe-style drinks: You can easily make a turmeric latte or matcha latte at home now, thanks to a milk frother. 

2.3 What should be the temperature of the milk while frothing it?

You should use a frother in warm milk when its temperature is between 65 and 70 degrees because the temperature below this will cool down your hot coffee. Temperature above this might lead to burnt milk.

Advanced milk frother model maintains this temperature. However, in other cases (manual frother), you can measure the temperature with a food thermometer. 

The temperature holds importance even while making cold milk foam. In this case, the milk has just come out of the fridge.

You should use a frother in warm milk when its temperature is between 65 and 70 degrees because the temperature below this will cool down your hot coffee. Temperature above this might lead to burnt milk.

Advanced milk frother model maintains this temperature. However, in other cases (manual frother), you can measure the temperature with a food thermometer. 

The temperature holds importance even while making cold milk foam. In this case, the milk has just come out of the fridge.

2.4 Can I use froth non-dairy milk using a milk frother?

Yes. You can froth most of the non-dairy milk alternatives using a milk frother. They will froth well. However, they may taste slightly different. Oat, almond, soy, and lactose-free milk all give a good foam.

Note: The oat, almond and soy milk foam looks a little yellow and may not give the same taste as you are used to.

Yes. You can froth most of the non-dairy milk alternatives using a milk frother. They will froth well. However, they may taste slightly different. Oat, almond, soy, and lactose-free milk all give a good foam.

Note: The oat, almond and soy milk foam looks a little yellow and may not give the same taste as you are used to.

2.5 What does an average milk frother cost?

The price of milk frothers varies between 15 euros and 90 euros. An electrical frother which only has a button to press will cross over 50 euros.

The price of milk frothers varies between 15 euros and 90 euros. An electrical frother which only has a button to press will cross over 50 euros.

Philips, Severin, Melitta and SMEG are some of the most popular brands for a milk frother. Inventum and Bialetti also offer good value for money.

Philips, Severin, Melitta and SMEG are some of the most popular brands for a milk frother. Inventum and Bialetti also offer good value for money.

2.7 Should I use skimmed or full-fat milk while frothing?

Three types of milk can be frothed-skimmed, semi-skimmed and full-fat milk.

Always use full-fat milk when frothing since the fat content in the milk helps it foam better and tastier. However, when it comes to speed, skim milk froths the fastest due to higher protein content. After all, it is the protein in milk that is what is frothed. Unfortunately, even that can't make skimmed milk foam any better than full fat.

The best milk foam consists of "microfoam", which has almost invisible air bubbles, while skimmed milk quickly creates large air bubbles, not giving the same nice mouthfeel as microform. This is another reason that skimmed milk is least preferred to make foam.

Three types of milk can be frothed-skimmed, semi-skimmed and full-fat milk.

Always use full-fat milk when frothing since the fat content in the milk helps it foam better and tastier. However, when it comes to speed, skim milk froths the fastest due to higher protein content. After all, it is the protein in milk that is what is frothed. Unfortunately, even that can't make skimmed milk foam any better than full fat.

The best milk foam consists of "microfoam", which has almost invisible air bubbles, while skimmed milk quickly creates large air bubbles, not giving the same nice mouthfeel as microform. This is another reason that skimmed milk is least preferred to make foam.

2.8 Who should use a milk frother?

Automatic milk frothers are for all those coffee drinkers who want tasty milk foam quickly and easily. They do not give the same result as steam pipes and milk containers. The process varies, and so does the taste, softness and texture.

Automatic milk frothers are for all those coffee drinkers who want tasty milk foam quickly and easily. They do not give the same result as steam pipes and milk containers. The process varies, and so does the taste, softness and texture.

2.9 Which is best between manual frother, electric frother and coffee machine?

The manual frother will create a nice foam texture, but it will take a lot of effort to make a dense and full foam using it.

The coffee machines having built-in steam nozzles and milk reservoirs aren't any better at making perfect cappuccino froth than electric milk frother.

Some machines are producing a better foam texture, but that cost hundreds of euros.

Overall, electric milk frothers are the best since they give full foam at least effort and price.

The manual frother will create a nice foam texture, but it will take a lot of effort to make a dense and full foam using it.

The coffee machines having built-in steam nozzles and milk reservoirs aren't any better at making perfect cappuccino froth than electric milk frother.

Some machines are producing a better foam texture, but that cost hundreds of euros.

Overall, electric milk frothers are the best since they give full foam at least effort and price.

2.10 Why should I buy a milk frother?

If you like creamy coffee or milk foam in their cappuccinos and your coffee machine does not have a milk frother, get an individual one. 

If you like creamy coffee or milk foam in their cappuccinos and your coffee machine does not have a milk frother, get an individual one. 

2.11 Does frothed milk taste different from regular milk?

Yes. Frothed milk is a bit sweeter because during the whisking process, the natural sweetness of milk increases. So your foam milk cappuccino tastes a little sweeter than a black coffee to which you just added some milk.

Yes. Frothed milk is a bit sweeter because during the whisking process, the natural sweetness of milk increases. So your foam milk cappuccino tastes a little sweeter than a black coffee to which you just added some milk.

2.12 Can I add sugar to milk before frothing?

Of course, you can add sugar to milk before frothing it. Doing so will also save your latte art as you will not have to stir the sugar later.

Of course, you can add sugar to milk before frothing it. Doing so will also save your latte art as you will not have to stir the sugar later.

2.13 Can I froth milk without a frother?

Yes, you can.

Fill one-third of a large jar with milk and put the lid tightly. Now shake the jar vigorously until the milk is frothy and has roughly doubled in volume. It will take 30 to 60 seconds.

Yes, you can.

Fill one-third of a large jar with milk and put the lid tightly. Now shake the jar vigorously until the milk is frothy and has roughly doubled in volume. It will take 30 to 60 seconds.

2.14 Why milk should be frothed only once?

Once the milk temperature crosses 71°C (160°F), it loses its sweetness and starts to taste flat, or even burned if heated further. The milk foam will become very stiff and not mix well into the steamed milk.

Once the milk temperature crosses 71°C (160°F), it loses its sweetness and starts to taste flat, or even burned if heated further. The milk foam will become very stiff and not mix well into the steamed milk.

2.15 How do I make milk foam last longer?

You are steaming your milk in a way that you get the smallest possible bubbles. A small size bubble ensures you get good silky foam that lasts longer. Moreover, smaller bubbles give the milk foam a better look and feel and result in a stable foam that drains less quickly.

You are steaming your milk in a way that you get the smallest possible bubbles. A small size bubble ensures you get good silky foam that lasts longer. Moreover, smaller bubbles give the milk foam a better look and feel and result in a stable foam that drains less quickly.

3. How-To: Usage hints and care instructions for a milk frother

3.1 How to use an electric milk frother?

An electric milk frother is easy to operate. Pour the milk in the jug, put the lid on and turn on the switch. The foaming milk is ready. However, keep the following things in mind:

  • You can use both cold milk and milk at room temperature.

  • Never exceed the maximum amount of milk; otherwise, the milk may spill out as soon as you switch on the appliance.

  • Pour the milk foam straight into your cup as it will make it easier for the foam to come out.

An electric milk frother is easy to operate. Pour the milk in the jug, put the lid on and turn on the switch. The foaming milk is ready. However, keep the following things in mind:

  • You can use both cold milk and milk at room temperature.

  • Never exceed the maximum amount of milk; otherwise, the milk may spill out as soon as you switch on the appliance.

  • Pour the milk foam straight into your cup as it will make it easier for the foam to come out.

3.2 How to use a manual milk frother?

Manual milk frother works more or less the same way as electric frother. All it needs is a little more control over the milk foam. Heat the milk jug on a heat source and use the whisk to make milk foam. Now pour the milk foam into your coffee.

Manual milk frother works more or less the same way as electric frother. All it needs is a little more control over the milk foam. Heat the milk jug on a heat source and use the whisk to make milk foam. Now pour the milk foam into your coffee.

3.3 How to clean a milk frother?

A milk frother needs to be cleaned immediately after use. Otherwise, the milk residues will stick. If your milk frothers are equipped, then remove the whisk for easier cleaning.

A milk frother needs to be cleaned immediately after use. Otherwise, the milk residues will stick. If your milk frothers are equipped, then remove the whisk for easier cleaning.

4. Our Picks: How we picked the best milk frothers

To determine the best milk frothers of 2021, we looked at various aspects, including price, quality, features and reviews from other users. 

To determine the best milk frothers of 2021, we looked at various aspects, including price, quality, features and reviews from other users. 

4.1 SimpleTaste Electric Milk Frother

  • Our comparison winner is an electric milk frother which you can use for large capacity milk.

  • In fact, you can also use it to make sauces, beat egg yolks in addition to producing milk foam for coffee, cappuccino and latte macchiato.

  • It is also suitable for making hot or cold chocolate, milk mixed drinks, matcha, mixed drinks, etc.

  • The spiral frother is high-quality, durable stainless steel and has a lightweight ABS plastic handle, offering comfortable and healthy operation.

  • It uses 2 AA batteries instead of a socket which makes it easy to carry even while travelling.

  • The compact stand makes it space-saving.

  • It has a simple one-button operation. Simply press and hold the button to punch foam.

  • Our comparison winner is an electric milk frother which you can use for large capacity milk.

  • In fact, you can also use it to make sauces, beat egg yolks in addition to producing milk foam for coffee, cappuccino and latte macchiato.

  • It is also suitable for making hot or cold chocolate, milk mixed drinks, matcha, mixed drinks, etc.

  • The spiral frother is high-quality, durable stainless steel and has a lightweight ABS plastic handle, offering comfortable and healthy operation.

  • It uses 2 AA batteries instead of a socket which makes it easy to carry even while travelling.

  • The compact stand makes it space-saving.

  • It has a simple one-button operation. Simply press and hold the button to punch foam.

4.2 Bodum Latteo 1446-01 milk frother

  • It is a 250 ml manual milk frother suitable for making two cappuccinos.

  • Besides cappuccinos, you can use them to make white coffee, mocha or hot chocolate.

  • It takes just 30 seconds to transform hot/cold milk into delicious, airy foam.

  • It is made of high-quality, durable borosilicate glass that can be placed in the microwave to warm up.

  • So, if you prefer to make hot foam, place the borosilicate glass carafe with the foamed milk in the microwave for 30-50 seconds before pouring it.

  • The glass handle is easy to hold and use.

  • It is dishwasher-safe and therefore, easy to clean.

  • You can use it for making foam from special and non-dairy milk.

  • It is a 250 ml manual milk frother suitable for making two cappuccinos.

  • Besides cappuccinos, you can use them to make white coffee, mocha or hot chocolate.

  • It takes just 30 seconds to transform hot/cold milk into delicious, airy foam.

  • It is made of high-quality, durable borosilicate glass that can be placed in the microwave to warm up.

  • So, if you prefer to make hot foam, place the borosilicate glass carafe with the foamed milk in the microwave for 30-50 seconds before pouring it.

  • The glass handle is easy to hold and use.

  • It is dishwasher-safe and therefore, easy to clean.

  • You can use it for making foam from special and non-dairy milk.

4.3 Melitta 1014-02 Cremio Milk Frother

  • The Melitta Cremio milk frother will give you latte macchiato or cappuccino, warm frothed milk for coffee just like from your favourite Italian cafe.

  • You can use it to make cold frothed milk to add to desserts as a lightweight alternative to cream.

  • Milk and cocoa fans also love it for heating milk in an instant without burning it.

  • Due to being a non-stick container and having dishwasher-safe parts (whisk & lid), it is easy to clean.

  • The spiral milk frother type has a capacity of 100-150 ml for frothed milk and 100-250 ml for warm milk.

  • It consumes 450 W of power and is Dekra-GS-tested for safety.

  • It is made of high-quality stainless steel, plastic and has a decent black and white look.

  • The Melitta Cremio milk frother will give you latte macchiato or cappuccino, warm frothed milk for coffee just like from your favourite Italian cafe.

  • You can use it to make cold frothed milk to add to desserts as a lightweight alternative to cream.

  • Milk and cocoa fans also love it for heating milk in an instant without burning it.

  • Due to being a non-stick container and having dishwasher-safe parts (whisk & lid), it is easy to clean.

  • The spiral milk frother type has a capacity of 100-150 ml for frothed milk and 100-250 ml for warm milk.

  • It consumes 450 W of power and is Dekra-GS-tested for safety.

  • It is made of high-quality stainless steel, plastic and has a decent black and white look.

4.4 WMF Lono Milk & Choc Electric milk frother

  • It is a stylish designer milk frother made of matt Cromargan 18/10 stainless steel.

  • This 650 watts power-consuming appliance has four functions - hot milk for cappuccinos and latte macchiatos, cold milk for frappé and desserts, hot milk for coffee and hot chocolate, melting whole pieces of chocolate for delicious chocolate milk.

  • The hot milk capacity is 150 to 500 ml, whereas foam capacity is 150 to 350 ml.

  • You can prepare two latte macchiatos at a time.

  • It has dishwasher safe parts due to which it is easy to clean the frother.

  • It automatically switches off when the program is finished.

  • It is equipped with an illuminated on-off switch with WMF One-Touch function.

  • The spout ensures drip-free pouring.

  • There is two years warranty on this from the manufacturer.

  • It is a stylish designer milk frother made of matt Cromargan 18/10 stainless steel.

  • This 650 watts power-consuming appliance has four functions - hot milk for cappuccinos and latte macchiatos, cold milk for frappé and desserts, hot milk for coffee and hot chocolate, melting whole pieces of chocolate for delicious chocolate milk.

  • The hot milk capacity is 150 to 500 ml, whereas foam capacity is 150 to 350 ml.

  • You can prepare two latte macchiatos at a time.

  • It has dishwasher safe parts due to which it is easy to clean the frother.

  • It automatically switches off when the program is finished.

  • It is equipped with an illuminated on-off switch with WMF One-Touch function.

  • The spout ensures drip-free pouring.

  • There is two years warranty on this from the manufacturer.

4.5 OZAVO Electric milk frother

  • You can use it for three purposes - cold frothing, hot frothing and heating.

  • The maximum capacity for producing milk foam is 115 ml, whereas heating milk/water capacity is 240 ml.

  • It can make perfect hot and cold milk foam cappuccino, cappuccino, latte, hot chocolate and more.

  • It uses 550W power, but there is no noise or vibration while using the appliance with silent technology.

  • The LED lights indicate the status of heating or cooling or hot milk.

  • The auto power-off gets activated when the liquid reaches the temperature of the setting 65 ± 10°C.

  • It is made using stainless steel and has vacuum insulation, removable bottom, safe and glue-free coating.  

  • It is very easy to use, thanks to the two simple buttons for cold or warm foam.

  • Thanks to the non-stick coating, it leaves no traces in the milk and becomes easy to clean.

  • The bevelled spout prevents spilling.

  • You can use it for three purposes - cold frothing, hot frothing and heating.

  • The maximum capacity for producing milk foam is 115 ml, whereas heating milk/water capacity is 240 ml.

  • It can make perfect hot and cold milk foam cappuccino, cappuccino, latte, hot chocolate and more.

  • It uses 550W power, but there is no noise or vibration while using the appliance with silent technology.

  • The LED lights indicate the status of heating or cooling or hot milk.

  • The auto power-off gets activated when the liquid reaches the temperature of the setting 65 ± 10°C.

  • It is made using stainless steel and has vacuum insulation, removable bottom, safe and glue-free coating.  

  • It is very easy to use, thanks to the two simple buttons for cold or warm foam.

  • Thanks to the non-stick coating, it leaves no traces in the milk and becomes easy to clean.

  • The bevelled spout prevents spilling.

4.6 Bialetti Tuttocrema Aluminium

  • This is another manual milk frother with a vast capacity - 1 litre.

  • To make the foam, you need to fill it 1/3rd volume increases when milk becomes foam.

  • Using this, you can make 6 cups of coffee or three delicious cappuccinos at once.

  • It is very easy to whip milk in this. Pour milk (60-65 degrees temperature) in it, and then beat it with a plunger and press vigorously several times. 

  • It can be used on a gas, electric or even ceramic stove.

  • It is made of aluminium coated with Teflon.

  • The non-stick coating and dishwasher safe parts make it easier to clean.

  • This is also available in 500 ml capacity as well.

  • This is another manual milk frother with a vast capacity - 1 litre.

  • To make the foam, you need to fill it 1/3rd volume increases when milk becomes foam.

  • Using this, you can make 6 cups of coffee or three delicious cappuccinos at once.

  • It is very easy to whip milk in this. Pour milk (60-65 degrees temperature) in it, and then beat it with a plunger and press vigorously several times. 

  • It can be used on a gas, electric or even ceramic stove.

  • It is made of aluminium coated with Teflon.

  • The non-stick coating and dishwasher safe parts make it easier to clean.

  • This is also available in 500 ml capacity as well.

4.7 Severin SM 3587 Spuma 700 Plus Induction Milk Frother

  • Severin Spuma 700 Plus induction milk frother helps you prepare versatile drinks. Its 13 integrated programmes facilitate hot and cold frothed milk, hot cocoa made from whole pieces of chocolate, mulled wine, protein shakes, baby food or even vegan milk foam made from plant-based milk. 

  • You can choose any program with the Easy-Select rotary knob.

  • Easy to operate thanks to modern Easy-Select control dial with LED display. The unique 360° LED light ring display for hot or cold operation and acoustic end signal.

  • It is equipped with individually adjustable temperature levels for cold and hot frothing and heating, from 45° to 65°C.

  • It is an ideal frother not just for coffee lovers but also for athletes, vegans, families and more.

  • It is an easy to clean appliance due to the innovative induction process and dishwasher-safe parts.

  • The perfectly shaped barista pouring spout ensures precise pouring.

  • You can use it for cashew milk, soy milk and lactose-free milk.

  • Severin Spuma 700 Plus induction milk frother helps you prepare versatile drinks. Its 13 integrated programmes facilitate hot and cold frothed milk, hot cocoa made from whole pieces of chocolate, mulled wine, protein shakes, baby food or even vegan milk foam made from plant-based milk. 

  • You can choose any program with the Easy-Select rotary knob.

  • Easy to operate thanks to modern Easy-Select control dial with LED display. The unique 360° LED light ring display for hot or cold operation and acoustic end signal.

  • It is equipped with individually adjustable temperature levels for cold and hot frothing and heating, from 45° to 65°C.

  • It is an ideal frother not just for coffee lovers but also for athletes, vegans, families and more.

  • It is an easy to clean appliance due to the innovative induction process and dishwasher-safe parts.

  • The perfectly shaped barista pouring spout ensures precise pouring.

  • You can use it for cashew milk, soy milk and lactose-free milk.