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How to Froth Milk with a Whisk

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ABOUT THIS GUIDE

Ever wondered how to froth milk with a whisk? Also known as a frothing wand, a well-wielded whisk can get you a fluffy batch of milk in no time.

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

  • Whisk
  • Large mug
  • Pan
  • Milk (8 fl oz, 236 ml)
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Froth milk with whisk equipment
Follow the Steps Below
Froth Milk with a Whisk step 1
STEP 1

Heat the milk to 140°F

Be careful not to let it boil.

A stovetop or a microwave is all you need to effectively heat your milk.

Froth Milk with a Whisk step 2
STEP 2

Pour the milk into the mug

Leave space for it to double in volume.

Froth Milk with a Whisk step 3
STEP 3

Place the whisk into the milk

Start whisking close to the mug’s base.

Froth Milk with a Whisk step 4
STEP 4

Whisk away!

Whisk in circles for 15–20 seconds. When the milk starts to thicken, raise your whisk to just below the froth.

Froth Milk with a Whisk step 5
STEP 5

Carefully pull the frother out of the milk

The milk is done frothing once it has doubled in volume.

Don’t forget to switch off the frother before pulling it out of the milk.

QUICK TIPS

Add to your favorite drink and enjoy. Light, fluffy milk foam pairs well with our latte recipes.

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