Steaming milk

How to Espresso: Milk Pasteurization

Milk Pasteurization and Milk Sweetness When steaming milk for espresso, 140ºF (60ºC) is the sweetest temperature to drink. Any further and the lactose and galactose begin to break down and we begin to lose sweetness. Additionally, the further we push the milk in terms of temperature, the harder it is to keep the correct milk …