So, it is time to say goodbye to the limitations and step into a new world of Nespresso drinks. But you may wonder 'how to use the Nespresso milk frother.' It is easy; follow the steps discussed here and enjoy your favorite drink.

This guide has all that you should know to run a Nespresso frother. Let's explore it!

How to Use Nespresso Frother - A Step-by-Step Guide

Nespresso offers certain varieties of milk frothers, and you can choose the one that suits you well. All these options allow you to create the perfect foam for your drink. You can use all these to create hot or cold foam in a few minutes.

Here are the top three milk frothers by Nespresso.

The Aeroccino-3 Nespresso frother is the most popular of these categories. You can purchase it with OriginalLine or VertuoLine machines or as a solo piece. After you have purchased any of them, the next challenge for you may be the exact using method.

Almost all the Nespresso milk frothers' using mechanism is the same. So, mastering the one means mastering the all. Here are steps to create forth with any of these frothers.

1- Select the Milk Type:

Select the Milk Type
When it comes to frothing, you have two milk options to choose from. One is foamed milk, and the other is steamed milk.

The foamed milk is perfect if you want small but full creamy bubbles. If you love more aerated and bigger bubbles, on the other hand, then steamed milk is best for you.

Besides the bubbles, the type of coffee you want to prepare is another contributing factor that helps you land the best milk type. For instance, foamed milk is perfect for you if you want to whip up a cappuccino. But go for the steamed milk in case you love Caffe Misto.

Once you have decided on the type of milk you will whip, ensure the jug is leveled well. It is a good concern for a smooth process.

Note: If you want full creamy frothed milk, use cold milk. However, using non-fat milk is a good idea if you have some diet restrictions. The Fortified milk blends will be perfect for people who love non-dairy milk. Oat, pea, and soy milk are the best for this purpose.

2- Fill the Milk:

Fill the Milk

After selecting the milk type and setting the jug level for the Aerroccino set-up, pour the milk into the container and fill it up to the desired level. Your drink size will decide the level of the milk in the frother container.  

But never fill the container above the lowest bottom line when using a coil ring for milk frothing. Doing so will result in an unnecessary overflow.

3- Set the Temperature:

Set the Temperature

Setting the temperature for cold or hot foam is the next step once you have poured the milk into the container. It depends on your choice whether you love to have hot foam or colder one. Using the Aeroccino-3, you can choose any of these temperatures.

If you want a cold milk foam, push the button on your frother once. A blue light will turn on when the cold milk frothing process starts. So, if you see the indicator, it is confirmed that you have selected the right option.

On the other hand, press the same button on the machine twice within two seconds if you want a hot frothing process. The machine will light up the red light for this type of milk whipping. So, if you see the red indicator, you have made the right choice.

4- Brew Your Coffee:

Brew Your Coffee

When the frothing process in the Nespresso Aeroccino-3 starts, brew the pod to make coffee for you. Soon after you have finished the coffee brewing, the milk will also be ready.

5- Serve Your Drink:

Serve Your Drink

Pour the frothed milk into freshly brewed coffee and serve or enjoy. Though it seems a lengthy process, it will take a maximum of 1-1.5 minutes. So, you can make the milk-based coffee of your choice quickly while using Nespresso Aeroccino-3 frother.

Nespresso Milk Frother Instructions

If you follow certain precautions, your frothing experience will always be safe. Here are some instructions you should follow while using any Nespresso frothers.

  • Ensure you have plugged the base of your frother into a properly earthed electric outlet.
  • Always read out the voltage suggestions from the voltage palate of the frother and connect it with the equal voltage source.
  • Never put the base in the water.
  • If you are not using the frothing machine for a prolonged time, plug it out from the power source.
  • The frother jug is not dishwasher safe, so never put it there.
  • Avoid leaving your frother unattended when frothing milk in it.
  • Never use a broken or damaged appliance; it may significantly damage you.
  • The brother has certain recyclable parts, so ensure the damaged or broken parts have been dumped in the right bin.
  • As the frother is unsafe for your kids, keep it out of their reach.
  • Ensure you have properly washed your frother after successfully finishing the batch.

Following these tips will keep your frother machine in service for a longer time and prevent possible physical injuries. So, ensure you follow all these important instructions.

How to Wash the Nespresso Frother?

Washing the Nespresso Aeroccino frother can give you a tough time if you don't know its exact procedure. Follow these steps for effective cleaning.

  • Before you proceed with the washing process, separate the pitcher and base, as the base is unsafe to wash.
  • Clean the seal, whisk, and lid of the device with a damp but clean cloth.
  • Fill the soapy water in the pitcher and put it on the base.
  • Run the frother like frothing milk; it will wash all machine parts.
  • Rinse the pitcher with clean water, and here you have done it.

Regular cleaning of the Nespresso frother will add to its performance and life.


Having a Nespresso milk frother lets you enjoy a variety of taste variations. However, you may get confused about "How to use Nespresso Frother?" after you have invested in a machine.

Surprisingly, it is quite easy to operate your milk frother, but only when you know the right procedure. We have discussed an easy-to-follow step-by-step procedure that will prove very effective for you.

We have much more for amateur and regular Nespresso users. If you are also the one, be with us for more updates!

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