Something you may want to look into on your search for an espresso machine is a separate milk frother. Not all the units you’re going to see have a milk frother included. Of those that do, many have one that just doesn’t hit the mark. Even some of the high end units don’t seem to know how to get a good foam on the milk, which is so important to a good cappuccino, latte or cafe au lait.
Breville BMF600XL Milk Cafe Milk Frother
The Breville BMF600XL consists of a base unit, which controls the induction power, and a jug, or carafe, in which the milk froths are made. Both are of stainless steel. The only plastic parts are the lid and the two frothing discs – one smooth, for making lattes, and the other with slits, for making foam for cappuccinos.
The disc that isn’t being used… is stored on a magnetic hook at the back, so it’s almost impossible to lose. The power cord, too, stores away easily when not required.
The carafe has a minimum fill line, and if you fill to that level then you’ll have enough milk for two 10 ounce cups of coffee. You can make enough for four cups at a time if you wish.
Epica Automatic Electric Milk Frother and Heater Carafe
The Epica Automatic Electric Milk Frother is perfectly sized for use in the home. It can heat up to about one cup of milk at a time, making it perfect for serving to just yourself or to your whole family.
For frothing, use about half of that amount… because otherwise, the milk will double in volume as it foams, making a mess that you would not want to clean up so early in the morning before you’ve had your coffee fix! Thankfully, the device comes with milk foam level indicators to show you when you have the amount just right.
The Epica Automatic Electric Milk Frother is made with rugged stainless steel that is as sleek and stylish as it is easy to clean and hard to wear out. The carafe is also vacuum insulated, just like a thermos, in order to help keep the milk or froth hot or cold to your liking.
Nespresso 4192-US Aeroccino4 Milk Frother, One Size, Chrome
Make even more of your favorite coffee-bar drinks at home with the Nespresso 4192-US Aeroccino 4. The sleek electric frother jug prepares two textures of hot milk froth airy for cappuccino, denser for latte macchiato. Push a button to select your ideal milk preparation and enjoy it in as fast as 80 seconds. The chrome jug goes into the dishwasher to simplify cleanup.
Breville BMF300BSS Milk Frother, Silver
Hot milk drinks are best when made with the smallest bubbles. Rather than a bubble bath, it’s that creamy consistency that creates a rich hot chocolate or a smooth latte or cappuccino.
The Milk Café uses induction heating and spinning to make those small bubbles. Simply choose the appropriate frothing disc… — latte for a creamy result, the cappuccino disc for more froth — fill with enough milk for one or up to three cups, select your temperature, and start.
The Milk Café will froth and turn itself off when the desired temperature is achieved. And as it uses induction heating, you can simply place the jug in the dishwasher for easy cleaning.
Secura Automatic Electric Milk Frother and Warmer
The Secura MMF-603 is the finest large capacity milk frothing and heating appliance. It allows you to prepare froth for two at the same time in a once cycle. It also features a non-stick inner lining and a flawless stainless steel jug-housing that is resistant to scalding.
This Secura MMF-603 Frother is equipped… with two whisks to control the amount of froth produced, you can choose either for a speedy discharge of hot or cold milk. Easy to clean and fast in frothing, the unit is characterized by a simple design for hustle-free operations at the press of a soft-touch button.
The Secura Automatic Electric Milk Frother and Warmer distinguishing feature is its copious frothing and heating chambers. It has a maximum capacity of 250 ml (17 oz) for froth milk preparation and 500 ml (8.5 oz) to steam milk.
KRUPS XL2000 Electric Milk Frother for Cappuccino Latte
The Krups XL2000 has a sleek stainless steel jug design, which some might find more appealing for their kitchen than its plastic counterpart. However, it does take fingerprints easily so may require more cleaning. Although it can’t be put in the dishwasher, the frother has a removable whisking attachment which makes it nice and easy to clean.
This milk frother is only designed… for making hot frothed milk. Even though it can’t make milkshakes, unlike most milk frothers we tested this one has three settings for varied amounts of foam, ideal for making lattes or cappuccinos with the perfect milk to foam ratio.
In use, we thought the handle was quite comfortable and the controls were intuitive and easy to use. We liked the design and the clear lid but did find it quite pricey.
Clatronic MS 3326 Milk Frother by Clatronic
For hot and cold chocolate is my new milk frother is ideally suited. This is made possible by the practical electronic three-function switch. Here I can choose between three different modes and can prepare another drink perfect always thus. It is this flexibility I like the milk frother by Clatronic.
Especially the time factor is always crucial… for me. I do not have to wait long for my drink in the morning. Finally, the stress is always great. The milk frother Clatronic 263 125 MS 3326 therefore exactly according to my ideas. Here I always super milk foam in seconds is supplied. An automatic shut-off device has to do. I find this article to be very user-friendly.
Best enjoyment and ease of use are very important for me criteria for the decision to buy. The cordless design with a 360 ° rotatable connector suits me well. No annoying cable that eventually no longer can unravel and be in the way. Here everything is clearly structured and kept very simple./p>
Breville The Milk Cafe
Sometimes it takes a lot of work and a skilled hand to achieve that rich velvety goodness you crave in a great latte, cappuccino or macchiato. Instead of hard work, Breville has made life a little easier with its Breville Milk Cafe, an auto-frother tailored specifically for espresso and coffee enthusiasts who want to fulfill that foamy fix quick.
How does it work?… Your milk is spun into a whirlpool of frothy goodness via induction heating, so you’re able to control the temperature and size of your drink, plus the amount of froth or creaminess.
But the benefits don’t stop there: If you’re in the mood for a cold frothy drink, press the “Cold Stir” button and Breville’s Milk Cafe will stir up the milk sans heat.