Coffee Foam in Microwave

READY IN: 2mins
Recipe by Ambervim

If you want some creamy foam on your coffee, but don't want more equipment, try this. Someone who commented is right, you want to do it last moment before you place it in the cup!

Top Review by Lucky in Bayview

Wow! This worked like a charm. I love the foam that tops my lattes from coffee houses. I never would have guessed that I would be able to get the same result at home without a special gadget. I used 2% milk shook for about 10 good shakes, took the lid off and microwaved for 45 seconds. The foam lasted to the very last sip of coffee. I'll be making this daily. Thanks for sharing the recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Find a jar with a lid and fill it with as much milk as you normally like in your coffee (or other hot beverage!). The milk should fill the jar no more than half way to allow room for the foam.
  2. Shake the jar with the lid on as hard as you can until the milk has become frothy and doubled in size. This takes us about 30 seconds.
  3. Take the lid off and microwave for 30 seconds. The foam will rise to the top of the milk and the heat from the microwave will help stabilize it.
  4. Pour the milk into your coffee using a spoon to hold back the foam. Then scoop the foam on top!

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