The Lavazza Milkup is a disappointment. Very little froth and milk is not hot enough. Expected more from an expensive Frother.
Purchased in for $80.
Best milk frother we have used.
We have tried many milk frothers with disappointing results.
Although it does not produce a large amount of froth it is fine for two people. It is quick and automatically switches off. Easy to clean. We use Browne's Extra Creamy milk to obtain satisfactory froth. It is still performing without any problems.
Purchased in at Officeworks for $79.
Disappointed ..purchased a week ago
Fact : It heats up to luke warm,my hot ( so called ) chocolate won’t even melt the marshmallows.
Fact : I purchased this as productreview gave it the highest praise.
Purchased in for $89.
Only one not two crowns in box and really only heats the milk
Very disappointed as I'm a long time Lavazzo coffee bean addict and I needed a new frother so when I saw they did one - yes!
I use Lactose free milk - is that the problem? Perhaps but if so I sadly need to return the brother to my place of purchase.
Purchased in at The Good Guys.
Nice frother and great red colour!
Had the frother for over a year but only used it a few times, it sat on my bench top mainly to give the kitchen colour.... Yesterday I tried to use it and there was a loud bang and a puff of smoke, of course, it's useless now.... A pity really untill yesterday it worked fine....
Purchased in .
Amazing for the first 6 months and then trouble
This milk frother was kicking goals for the first 6 months. And then it started getting temperamental. One type of milk wouldn't froth, and then another, and another. Until I settled on only one being able to froth. It's like it became picky and eventually would only accept Oatly Barista milk. And only if it has been chilled and shaken before use. It is going to be more trouble than not soon and ill just need to bite it and get a Nespresso frother.
Great frother when it works
I’ve had this for over a year. The quality of the froth is excellent. Doesn’t stick to the bottom. Works with full cream milk and milky soy milk (eg vita soy so milky). It won’t froth well with skinny/skin milk. It also doesn’t froth well with substandard full cream milk that has been watered down in anyway. I’ve noticed using coles brand/Woolworths brand milk sometime it froths and sometimes it doesn’t. I’ve put this down to variations in the milk. Aldi milk and branded full cream milk give the most consistent results. Basically you have to us... Read moree decent milk to get good results. I like frothy lattes so I use the notched disc only and fill to max ( for me this produces the beverage that I like most). As time goes on sometimes it does make a vibration noise on and off which leads to milk not frothing properly. I think this may be trying to do a ‘cold froth’ even though I have not held the button for the amount of time that I should to produce the cold froth. So it’s a bit glitchy but when it works it works really well. I do note that the machine at work which is identical doesn’t have this glitch and works every time without fail. It’s an older model which might be why?
Purchased in at Officeworks for $89.
great product works well
bought this from the good guys about a month ago $79.00, very good for the money ,my only gripe needs to make the milk a bit hotter maybe a temp control other wise very happy
Purchased in at goodguys for $79.
The best frother
We have had the Milk-Up Lavazza for a month. Have previously used the Nespresso frother, which is OK, but it doesn't heat the milk so the milk has to be heated in the microwave first. What we like about the Milk-Up is that it heats the milk as it froths; it has a S/S cup that is separate from the motor/body and is easy to clean; the froth is thicker than the Nespresso model; it beeps when the frothing is completed. Like other brands it only makes one mug at a time which is not a issue. We use Skim-Long-Life-milk and that makes great froth. We are really happy with our purchase.
Purchased in at Lavazza for $79.
Worked well for about 17 months
I use this frother daily and it has been great for my needs - one person only so the amount is perfect. I purchased because of the stainless steel jug rather than yucky non stick ones. I make cappuccino and it suits me just perfectly, warms it and froths it and takes a small amount only. Some of the larger ones no doubt would be better if more than one person is having a cuppa. However after about 17 months it started to beep and stop a few seconds into each cycle. I would wiggle, check everything was in place and generally could get it go... Read moreing again. I also changed to different power points. However one month later just cannot get it to go on for longer than 5 seconds, just keeps flashing the red light and stopping. I must be old fashioned because I expected it to last longer than 18 months and I am disappointed. Maybe that is just what happens nowadays. I shall try purchasing another one, because it has been ideal both size wise, price wise and froth wise (although it only froths full cream milk in my experience) and hope that it lasts longer.
Purchased in for $79.
Way better than the Nespresso milk frother. Stainless steel makes for easy cleaning. There's never any weird residue left behind. Fairly quiet and quick, would definitely buy again and recommend.
A reliable workhorse
Haven gone through 5 Milk Frothers over a few years, I ended up buying a Lavazza Milk up. This is now two years ++ ago and it has worked reliably every single day without any issues.
Purchased in at The Good Guys for $50.
Completes our coffee travel kit
Recent road trips with fresh beans, grinder and plunger fell short in one area ... heated and frothed milk for the drinks prepared each morning.
Joining our new Baratza Sette grinder acquisition is this milk frother which performed very well for the week that we used it recently. As observed in a few reviews below, choosing the correct disc as per the instructions is critical, thank you reviewers!
I had previously used the Nespresso frother and was concerned by two things; rather icky looking baked-on build-up down the bottom of the non-stick... Read more bowl, and despite correctly measuring to the MAX level or below, the milk loved to foam out past the lid before it finished thus making a mess on the counter. With these in mind our first tests at home were great ... the milk heated and frothed impressively, the unit cut off at an appropriate time without spilling a drop of milk from the lid, and the stainless steel jug was very easy to clean. The milk-touching parts can be washed in the dishwasher but they were so easy to rinse and leave to dry each day. Does it froth to the same texture as a steam wand on an espresso machine? No, the froth is quite aerated, light and too plentiful. Can I pour latte art with it? I can't, but don't let me stop you trying.
Purchased in for $79.
Just what you need
For Coffee (frother) or hot chocolate (warm to hot milk), this machine does well.
really really easy to clean
As with all frothers you will not get the hot & extra hot milk you get from coffee shops but their coffee machines are commercial and far more taller, wide and and sizeable, energy consuming bulky things that are not feasible in domestic homes.
all in all does the job and does it well every time
Purchased in at Officeworks for $79.
Great milk frother, but you must read the book
I was initially very disappointed to have no froth until I read the book again. You must remove the smooth crown and use only the notched crown to froth. What a huge difference it made, very happy.
Purchased in for $79.
Questions & Answers
Hi, I just purchased the Lavazza milk easy and I use Almond milk and it does not froth up at all, and the milk was cold.It was a lot of money to spend on something that doesn’t work. Any suggestions please. Cheers
Hello my milk up frother cuts out after about three seconds and the red light comes on and three beeps sound - is it faulty - can it be repaired?
Get an answer from our members and Lavazza representatives
- The minimum milk capacity for either frothing or heating is 60mL, while the maximum capacity is 120mL for frothing and 180mL for heating.
- This Lavazza milk frother is capable of frothing both hot and cold milk, making it usable in different seasons.
- Works using magnetic induction heating, which incorporates efficient technology.
- The appliance is easy to use, thanks to its single button and one-touch operation.
- Made with dishwasher-safe detachable parts, which saves cleaning time.
- The unit is available in the choice of a black, red or white design.
Points of praise
- Heating and frothing is quick and efficient, and the machine works reliably.
- Milk warms up to the right Goldilocks temperature (not too hot, not too cold).
- The machine is also quick and easy to clean.
- The appliance doesn’t get residue from hot milk stuck on it, unlike other ‘non-stick’ frothers.
Something to consider
- The electric jug only has enough space to froth enough milk for one milk-based coffee or drink at a time. This may be more time consuming if you're making caffeinated beverages for more than one person. However, reviewers didn’t mind this too much, due to the overall outstanding quality of the machine.
|Manufacturer Warranty||1 year(s)|
|Colour / Finish||Black, Red, White|
- MPN: 18200055 and 18200074
- GTIN13: 8000070005754
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