Presently, we all love to enjoy cafe-style coffee, latte, or cappuccino. If we consider why we do so, the only answer is the amazing texture, aroma, and taste of coffee that attracts us to the expensive coffee shops. But with the advancements of technology, we have milk frothers that let us prepare excellent barista-style regular coffee at home.
Can you use a milk frother for regular coffee?
Yes, you obviously can use a milk frother for regular coffee. But now the concern comes, how you will use the milk frother to prepare that perfect coffee. The preparation of regular coffee differs according to the different types of milk frothers. Here, we will discuss accordingly;
How to use a french press for regular coffee
To prepare regular coffee with a handheld milk frother, you have to follow the below steps;
First of all, you have to decide what you want to have; a cup of hot coffee or cold coffee. With this milk frother, you can use both hot and cold milk for several beverages. If you are taking hot milk, then make sure to check the temperature between 150 degrees Fahrenheit to 155 degrees Fahrenheit.
When the milk will reach to the desired temperature, pour it inside a pitcher. Make sure to fill the jar ¾ to avoid any type of spillage.
Then put the lid on the frothing pitcher and make sure to close the frothing pitcher completely. Then plunge the plunger several times.
After a few seconds, you will feel that the pressure of the plunger will change. You will feel the pressure to get changed. Here, you can be assured the milk is getting frothed.
Now, you can carefully open the plunger lid and check whether the milk is frothed perfectly or not. If you find your desired amount of consistency, then you can scoop out the perfectly frothed milk to prepare delicious coffee at your home. Also You can see here how to use a french press to froth milk
How to use a handheld milk frother for regular coffee
As the French press is an expensive frothing device, many people use handheld milk frother as an alternative. To make coffee, you also can use a handheld milk frother to get the perfectly frothed milk. Here also you need to follow few steps that include;
First of all, take your required amount of milk in a glass bowl or long container. Here, also you have to fill ¾ portion of the container.
Then make sure to purge the milk to prevent releasing of water into the milk. You can purge the milk into another glass. When you will notice only steam, you can suppose the milk is ready to get frothed.
Now, take the handheld milk frother, carefully put it into the milk, and be sure the tip of the wand touches the milk’s surface. If you insert the wand very deep inside the container, it will make very much noise, and also, you will not get your desired amount of consistency.
Then you have to turn on the handheld milk frother and vigorously froth the milk until you see the foamy layer in the milk.
Finally, when you will notice your preferred consistency in the milk, turn the handheld milk frother off. Now, you can scoop out your required amount of frothed milk and prepare utterly delicious coffee at home.
So, it is clear that you can use a milk frother to prepare homemade coffee whenever you want without spending extra bucks in the coffee shops.