Review: HIC Milk Creamer Frother

HIC Milk Creamer Frother
HIC Milk Creamer Frother

HIC Milk Creamer Frother

HIC’s Milk Frother creates a frothy rich foam for topping delectable hot or cold beverages in 60 seconds or less, without electricity or batteries

The HIC milk frother is in the simpler category as compared to its competitors. It is manual, therefore, it does not make use of batteries nor electricity. You simply have to press the plunger to froth your milk.

You may think that since it’s not electrically powered then it must take a long time before you achieve your frothy milk. Well, we are glad you’re wrong! It only takes a whooping 30 to 45 seconds to froth your milk perfectly. 

But the simplicity of this device does not come without a price. Its greatest drawback is that using it will cause you bothersome spillages. Also, it does not come with a user manual so you have to learn everything yourself. But on the positive note, it’s not the hardest thing to figure out.

Five major features

  1. Uncomplicated plunger

Probably the reason why the manufacturer didn’t bother handing out user manuals is because the plunger is really easy to use. It froths both hot and cold milk in less than a minute. Moreover, the whisker that comes with it is made up of stainless steel so it is pretty durable and may last you a long time. The whisker is similar to the ones used by electrically-powered frothers in the sense that it is rust- and corrosion-resistant.

Although the plunger does its job pretty well, take note that it is prone to spewing your milk. 

  1. Manual operation

The fact that it’s manually-operated may be a turn-off to some, however, wait until you actually see how it froths your milk before you officially take this out of your list. We will not be surprised if you end up loving this manual frother!

The great thing about the fact that it’s manually operated is that you will be able to save your money in the long run because you do not have to spend on batteries or electricity to whip yourself some good foamy coffee. If you want some specific number, it is said that in three years, you will be able to save yourself from buying 15 batteries!

  1. Dishwasher-safe

The HIC frother has three main components: the juf, the whisker, and the lid. The simplicity of the device makes it very much easy to clean especially that it can be thrown into the dishwasher safely. 

On the daily, you can simply rinse it with cold water. But washing it with warm soapy water once in a while will help keep your frother squeaky clean and pleasing to the eyes.

  1. Portability

Since this frother needs no electricity, you can practically bring it everywhere. It is great for vacations and camping trips because it is lightweight. You may even take it to your office so you can still have your velvety cup of coffee in the middle of the day. 

It will sit beautifully on your kitchen countertop without taking up so much space since it is compact. You may even whip some milk up in your backyard or in your terrace with no sweat!

  1. Durability

With stainless steel being its main component, this does not break nor bend easily and can also resist rust and corrosion. It is truly a durable appliance so you will be able enjoy it for long.

Why should you invest in a HIC milk creamer frother?

  1. Ease of use

It is not complicated to use once you get a hang of its manual operation. All you need to do is pour the milk and let the plunger do its magic. There are also markings that indicate the maximum filling capacity to decrease the spewing of your milk.

  1. It is lightweight and portable

It’s easy to carry it around wherever you want to bring it because it’s light and portable. It will not cost you a lot of space. As I’ve said, you may even take this to work for some mid-day coffee rush. 

  1. It saves you money in the long run

Since the use of this does not require batteries nor electricity, you will be saving money overtime. You may think that these savings are insignificant, but once you realize that this manually operated frother can whip up just as good as the other electrically-powered or battery-operated ones, then you will find yourself being extremely grateful.

  1. Easy to clean

To clean it, simply separate the components and either wash it by hands or throw it into the dishwasher. It’s that simple.

  1. Aesthetically pleasing

Its stainless steel finish gives off an elegant and classy vibe that will surely sit beautifully on your countertop. If you clean it regularly, the shine and luster will be there to stay. 

Pros

  • Easy to use
  • Saves you battery cost
  • No need for electric consumption
  • Easy to clean
  • Dishwasher-safe
  • Corrosion-resistant
  • Rust-resistant
  • Lightweight
  • Portable
  • Aesthetically pleasing
  • Relatively cheaper at $20.56
  • It can froth almost any type of milk

Cons

  • No steaming capacity
  • No user manual
  • Spewing of milk while using the plunger
HIC Milk Creamer Frother

HIC Milk Creamer Frother

HIC’s Milk Frother creates a frothy rich foam for topping delectable hot or cold beverages in 60 seconds or less, without electricity or batteries

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

Is it effective?

Yes, it is effective and it can froth almost any milk of your choice.

Does it come with a warranty?

No, the manufacturer didn’t provide any warranty. However, if purchased through Amazon, their return policy applies to it.

Can I wash it using the dishwasher?

Yes, it is definitely dishwasher-safe.

Can it froth hot milk?

Yes, it can froth hot milk but care should be taken because its stainless steel material is thermal, therefore, it may be hot to touch.

Is it durable?

Based on our review, as well as customer reviews, it is durable.

Final thoughts

Despite some of its disadvantages, this is still a frother that does the job wonderfully without having to break your bank. If you do not mind its manual operation and some spills here and there, then you may be saving up some money and still be getting a high quality coffee froth.

HIC Milk Creamer Frother

HIC Milk Creamer Frother

HIC’s Milk Frother creates a frothy rich foam for topping delectable hot or cold beverages in 60 seconds or less, without electricity or batteries

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