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  • Help! New breville bes870 won't foam milk!

    Hello! Just brought a bes870 and the milk wand seems to be working, and I'm adding heaps of air yet when you go to pour it it's really flat! If I wanted to do cap it would be impossible! I can't even seem to do a late.. Anyone else have this problem with this machine? Or is this a fault??

  • #2
    Hi! If your machine is new and there's decent steam issuing from the wand you need to: 1) are you using good milk, e.g., whole milk as opposed to skim? 2) technique - sip the wand just under the surface so you hear a "ssssssstttt" noise and the milk swirls in a clockwise direction. There are many videos on texturing milk. YouTube has lots!

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    • #3
      may be fault with your machine or technique. Go to 4mins onwards in this vid

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pVOF-xZOP5w

      they dont seem to have any dramas in frothing and texturing milk, so I doubt there are generic issues with the bes870

      another good example here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vdA8lMMD7jc

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      • #4
        Got my bse870 a few days before Christmas. Mine works just as it does in the video.

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