Whilst a lot of coffee machines possess their own steam wands for frothy milk, sometimes it’s best to do it separately in order to get your desired results.
The milk frother was born to achieve all of your milk based drinks, including lattes, cappuccinos and hot chocolate. For creamy and frothing textures, just like you get in your favourite takeaway coffee, there’s an ideal frother for every coffee lovers budget.
If you mainly enjoy your coffees at home, it might be a good idea to get something compact for the home. Likewise if you’re looking for something easily transported between locations, a handheld whisk might be the best choice, they tend to be significantly cheaper too.
We’ve rounded up some of the best options worth considering now.
Best milk frothers to make the ultimate hot drinks
Stylish, compact and perfect for the job when achieving frothy and creamy milk for your beverages. It’s minimalist design makes it the perfect addition to any coffee loving home.
The lid features a patented dual-disc whip, simply press down on the lever to froth milk up in no time like a pro.
Price: £22, John Lewis – buy here now
Miroco’s Electric Steamer is one to consider for bigger homes, it’s about the same size as a kettle which could take up room on smaller counter spaces.
The frother is able to prepare milk at three different textures, allowing you to choose the perfect consistency for each drink. You can also heat the milk if you like and it will do it all in under two minutes.
Included in the kit are two replacement whisks suitable for heating and whisking, with an easy to read milk indicator to make sure you don’t over pour.
Price: £31.19, Amazon – buy here now
Compact, stylish and a great choice for those who prefer dairy alternatives. The Mio Milk Easy Frother from Lavazza has celebrity fans including Ellie Goulding who describes it as ‘a joy for using with almond milk’.
Prepare authentic Italian cappuccinos and more of your beverages that require a creamy and velvety foam. at home, just like Ellie. With a touch of a button you can warm or froth the milk to create many original recipes, hot or cold.
The removable parts are also dishwasher friendy.
Price: £39.99, Amazon – buy here now
Heated, perfectly fluffy and frothy milk ready for your morning brew and 70 seconds? What’s not to love?
It’s got the capacity to make up to two ups at a time, the removable lid makes it easy to test the temperature of your milk, the automatic switch off function means there’s no messy accidents.
The removable parts make cleaning up afterwards a treat.
Price: £49.99, Amazon – buy here now
If you’re looking for something that really doesn’t take up too much room, handheld frothers are super easy to use and offer the most control, when it comes to whisking to your desired froth.
BODUM’s Handeheld frother is battery operated and has a sleek ergonomic design for easy handling.
Price: £10, John Lewis – buy here now
Smeg products have the unique look that add a pop of contemporary-retro style, always available in several shades, so there’s one for every home.
The frother is ideal for crafting the perfect morning cup of coffee, from cappuccinos, lattes, flat whites and even coffee art. It’s also a good choice for non-dairy options too.
Price: £149, Currys – buy here now
Nice and lightweight weighing just over a kilogram, Nespresso’s Aeroccino4 is a stylish accompaniment to any home to create your favourite drinks.
There are two functions hot milk and cold foam, allowing you your desired texture whatever you’re drinking. It’s super easy to operate with buttons to select your desired function and a futuristic swivel stand where it rests.
Price: £60, Nespresso – buy here now
Another sleek design, with easy to use functions to make your drinks without any fuss. Krups’ Milk Frother has clear indicators for frothing or heating milk – there’s also a non spill lid to ensure there’s no accidentally splashes.
The cordless design makes it easier to serve up the milk when you need it.
Price: £59.99, Argos – buy here now
For effortless heating and frothing capabilities, Swan’s Auomatic Frother is best for single use, there’s five temperature variants to make sure you get your ideal temperature every time.
In under two minutes you’ll have milk ready to serve in coffees, hot chocolates and other warm bevarages. It also has an auto shut off feature which is handy for mornings where you have to pour and head for the door.
Price: £34.99, JD Williams – buy here now
This twin frother from Jean Patrique is ideal for creating two beverages, with the ideal amounts for both.
With the facility to operate the jugs independently, you’re able to make make hot and cold drinks at the same time without disturbing the other, saving you when preparing your favourites.
Price: £39.99, Jean Patrique – buy here now
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