09 Mar

Delicious Beverages that You Can Make with Your Coffee Maker

The coffee maker is a kitchen appliance that is surely found in all modern homes. The popularity of this appliances is easily explainable because it helps us brew the coffee that we need to drink in the morning in order to have the energy that we need. But there are a lot of other delicious beverages that can be made with the coffee maker besides the classic coffee. If you want to learn what you else you can do with this appliance, continue to read this article.

Tea

A great use for the coffee maker is to make tea from loose leaves with it. The best loose leaf teas that you can make are rose petal, rooibos, chamomile, and peppermint. What you have to do is to simply place the loose leaves in a filter placed in the coffee pot and brew the water just like you do when you prepare coffee. Therefore, next time when you want to serve a hot cup of tea, give your coffee maker a chance and prepare this brew with it.

Hot mulled wine

Hot mulled wine is the perfect beverage to prepare when you have guests over and you want to impress them. To prepare it with the coffee maker, you need to pour a bottle of your favourite wine in the coffee maker. Afterwards, add cinnamon sticks, an orange peel, 1/4 cup of brown sugar, and several cloves. Turn the coffee maker on for it to heat up. In only 10 minutes, the hot mulled wine will be done, and you will be able to enjoy its delicious taste.

Hot chocolate

We all love hot chocolate, no matter how old we are. To prepare delicious hot chocolate with the coffee maker, you have to fill half of the carafe with heavy cream. Dump a bag of chocolate chips inside. Afterwards, brew two cups of water and let it sit, stirring occasionally. The taste of the hot chocolate that you prepare with this kitchen appliance will surely remind you of your childhood days.

Chai frappe

To make chai frappe, you need a cup of ice cubes, 2 tablespoons of sugar, 1/4 cup of regular milk, 1/4 cup of water, and 2 chai teas. Prepare the chai tea in the coffee maker with the 1/4 cup of hot water. Meanwhile, place the ice cubes, the sugar, and the milk in the blender and mix them together. Simply combine the chai with the mix that you made in the blender, and serve delicious chai frappe.