How To Make Bulletproof Coffee Without A Blender?

The key to a delicious cup of frothy and creamy bulletproof coffee is a high-speed blender.

But what do you do without a blender? Certainly, you can not whisk the coffee by hand. The coffee needs to be whisked at high speed to get the right consistency. Otherwise, you may end up with an oily top layer.

In this article, I will be sharing what other kitchen appliances you can use to make bulletproof coffee instead of a blender.

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Make Bulletproof Coffee Using a Milk Frother

Milk frothers are light kitchen appliances that are super easy to store. Without making a mess, you can simply get a frothy top for your coffee.

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Milk frothers are the closest you are going to get to having the same consistency as using a blender.

Ingredients Needed

  • Butter or Ghee
  • MCT Oil
  • Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil
  • Syrup flavoring like Cinnamon, Vanilla, or others you prefer
  • Sweetener
  • Freshly brewed coffee

Equipment Used

  • Milk Frother or Immersion Blender
  • 14 ounce large cup


  1. Start by combing 8 ounces of freshly brewed coffee, 1 tablespoon of butter or ghee, 1 teaspoon of MCT oil, your choice of flavoring combination, and sweetener into a tall cup. Make sure to keep at least 2 inches of unfilled space or use a fourteen-ounce cup to blend your ingredients
  2. Submerge the milk frother into the cup at an angle with an upward-facing tilt. This will allow the frother to pull in air down to help whip the ingredients
  3. Turn the frother on and move it in a circular motion or up and down. This will help break the surface of the coffee periodically to whip air into the mixture
  4. Continue whipping in this motion for at least 30 to 40 seconds. Carry on until the ingredients in the cup are completely blended. You should find yourself with a creamy foam on top. If the color is not uniform, continue whipping until it is

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Make Bulletproof Coffee Using a Food Processor

If you do not have a blender at home, a food processor is a great alternative. They are a fairly common kitchen appliance with blades to blend bulletproof coffee. Although fair warning, do not expect to get as much foam as the immersion blender or milk frother.

Ingredients Needed

  • Unsalted Butter or Ghee
  • MCT Oil
  • Freshly brewed coffee
  • Sweetener

Equipment Used

  • Food Processor
  • Coffee mug or jar


  1. Start by gathering all the ingredients mentioned above. Add one tablespoon butter or ghee, one teaspoon MCT oil, and 8 ounces of freshly brewed coffee into the bowl of the food processor
  2. Blend the ingredients at a low to medium speed until you get a creamy and frothy cafe latte. You can also add syrup flavoring according to your taste and preference
  3. Once you get your desired consistency, take the food processor bowl out of the machine. Pour in your bulletproof coffee into a separate coffee mug to drink

Make Bulletproof Coffee Using a French Press

Many coffee lovers deem the french press an ideal tool to make coffee according to one’s satisfaction.

Although making bulletproof coffee using this method is more strenuous than others, you will get your perfect cup of coffee.

Ingredients Needed

  • A good brand of bulletproof coffee
  • Low fat unsalted butter
  • Coconut oil
  • Sweetener

Equipment Needed

  • French Press
  • Kettle
  • Milk Frother


  1. To make bulletproof coffee, you can either grind the coffee beans using a coffee grinder or use a good brand of ground bulletproof coffee beans. Once the coffee beans are grounded, add water to a kettle
  2. Add a tablespoon of coconut oil and grounded bulletproof coffee into a french press. When the water reaches boiling point, pour in hot water to get a coffee decoction
  3. In a large cup, drop in 1 tablespoon of low-fat unsalted butter. Then pour the freshly made coffee into the cup
  4. Submerge a milk frother into the cup and whisk in a circular motion for 40 to 60 seconds. Once you are satisfied with the color and consistency, pour the cafe latte into a cup and enjoy!

Make Bulletproof Coffee Using a Mason Jar

The mason jar method is for those who do not have any of the kitchen appliances mentioned above.

This is the last resort if you are desperate for bulletproof coffee. Fair warning that your coffee will not turn out as creamy and frothy.

Ingredients Needed

  • Low fat Unsalted butter
  • Freshly brewed coffee
  • Coconut oil

Equipment Used

  • Mason Jar


  1. In a mason jar add one tablespoon of low fat unsalted butter and coconut oil
  2. Put the mason jar inside a microwave and wait until the butter and oil has melted
  3. Add freshly brewed coffee to the mason jar and firmly attach the lid
  4. Shake the jar to combine the contents inside
  5. Continue shaking until they are combined well or till you are satisfied

Advantages of Not using a Blender to make Bulletproof Coffee

Blenders can be a somewhat expensive kitchen appliance. It takes up space and uses a lot of energy. Some of the methods mentioned in this article use ordinary kitchen pieces of equipment.

They are easily available and extremely affordable. Instead of having to wait for minutes to get the bulletproof coffee, you can opt for a quicker way. Methods like a milk frother or mason jar will take you less than 5 minutes to prepare.

Plus, there is no need to use electricity and have piles of washing to do. Two to three pieces of equipment, and you are good to go!

Related reading: Best Blender For Bulletproof Coffee

Final Words

Just because you do not have a blender at hand does not mean you can not enjoy a good cup of bulletproof coffee.

The best alternative is a milk frother. You will get the next best results for half the price. Just make sure to invest in great bulletproof coffee beans.  

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