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Frothe the milk?

How do you make the foam for the milk?


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He trick to this is making sure you have steam comming out of the wand and not water. To do this, make sure you get the steam started before you begin. To get a light foam that will not deflate, hold the wand just under the surface of the milk. You should hear a steady, high pitched noise and you should not hear the splatter of bubbles popping on the surface. Popping noises mean that the wand is too high in the milk and your froth will not hold up. A low pitched noise from the cup means that the wand is too far down in the milk. This will heat your milk (for hot chocolate), but will not give you a good foam. Good luck!

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Can I make a suggestion. I have this machine and to get the milk steamed you turn the dial on the side once you have it up to temp with the cup setting and running some water through it. Than you turn the knob and wait. The down side of using the steamer for one or two cups is you have to clean it, by running hot water through it (with the middle setting) and wiping it down well out side. I personally just heat the milk in a cup in the micro wave and use a battery powered whisk to get it foamy. I STOPPED using the steamer because its a pain and my microwave method works well, easy, quick no clean up.

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