Save Money on Your Coffee Habit With These 16 At-Home Products

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If you’re a coffee aficionado, odds are you’re spending hundreds of dollars (at least) per year getting your caffeine fix—if you always go out to the local café, that is. Whether your drink of choice is a latte, Americano, or plain ol’ piping-hot cup of joe, there are plenty of gadgets out there designed to help you save some serious dough by making your favorites at home. No matter if you prefer your coffee hot or iced (or both), these 16 handy products will help you live your best caffeinated life. Plus, your wallet will thank you.

1. Takeya Deluxe Cold Brew Coffee Maker; $22


This cold brew coffee maker from Takeya has more than 41,000 five-star reviews on Amazon, and it’s easy to see why. Not only is it made of durable, shatterproof plastic, but it’s also incredibly simple to use. All you have to do is add 14 to 16 tablespoons of your favorite coarsely ground coffee into the filter. Next, pour in some cold water and let it chill in your fridge for up to 36 hours. Then, drink away.

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2. Primula Melrose French Press; $30


This chic French press lets you brew your own barista-style coffee right at home. Enjoy flavorful coffee in just three steps: Remove the plunger and add the desired amount of ground coffee, pour in hot water, and let it brew for around six minutes. Its stainless steel plunger filter allows you to brew smooth and flavorful coffee without the hassle. Pro tip: Add vanilla or cinnamon to your French press for a delightful burst of flavor. You can also use it to brew tea.

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3. Bialetti 6-Cup Moka Stovetop Espresso Maker; $55


You can’t go wrong with the Bialetti Moka Express Stovetop Espresso Maker, which has been a staple in kitchens since the early 1950s. Brewing your own espresso has never been easier. Fill it up with water, add in ground coffee, and tightly twist the top to close it. While it comes in five colors, we especially love the bright red shade, which adds a perfect pop of color to any kitchen.

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4. Mr. Coffee 12-Cup Grinder; $23

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To make the best cold brew and French press coffee at home, you need to coarsely grind your beans to allow for a slower extraction of flavor. And for just $23, you can get this Mr. Coffee grinder with a selection of different settings (fine, medium, and coarse) and cup sizes to make the whole process foolproof. Plus, the grinder itself is easy to take apart and clean once you're done.

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5. Nespresso Vertuo Coffee and Espresso Machine and Aeroccino; $250


While this two-in-one Nespresso machine is a splurge, it’s worth every penny, especially when you calculate how much you spend on takeout espresso every year. The machine also includes a set of 12 capsules (all of which brew smooth, velvety coffee) as well as a handy milk frother. Choose from four cup sizes and enjoy fresh coffee with the touch of a single button.

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6. SAWNZC Diamond Ice Cube Molds; $7


Life is too short for boring ice cubes. Add some sparkle to your basic iced coffee or cold brew with these diamond-shaped cubes. The silicone molds are easy to fill and safe to use. Plus, they’re freezer-, microwave-, oven-, and dishwasher-safe.

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7. CrateJoy Coffee Subscription Services; Prices Vary

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CrateJoy offers dozens of coffee subscription boxes from around the world—from Puerto Rico to Seattle to the UK and everywhere in between. A majority of the boxes (each of which is chock-full of flavors) feature sustainable, artisanal, and single-origin roasts you probably won’t find in your local coffee shop, while others support local charities or specialize in specific drinks like cold brew.

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8. Portable Cold Brew Coffee Maker; $18


Enjoy your iced coffee on the go with this compact, portable cold brew coffee maker. To use, simply fill the filter core halfway with your favorite ground coffee. Next, pour two cups of cold water until the coffee is fully soaked. Then, stir the filter core for around 30 seconds before sealing the pitcher and storing it in the fridge for 12 to 24 hours.

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9. Stojo Collapsible Coffee Cup; $20


This reusable, space-saving, and travel-friendly silicone coffee cup from Stojo is great for both hot and cold coffee, so you can take your homemade joe on the road and ignore those café prices altogether. The cup also includes a straw, and it’s dishwasher- and microwave-safe, as well. Additionally, its leak-proof seal prevents any unexpected mess or spillage. Once you finish your cup, just collapse it and store it away in your bag. Choose from an array of colors, like mint green, coral, and black—plus 18 other shades.

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10. Stanley 20-Ounce Coffee Mug; $21


If you want to go for something a little bigger, try Stanley's 20-ounce coffee mug, which is double-insulated to keep iced coffee chilly for up to 30 hours and hot coffee steamy for seven hours. And since it's built with stainless steel, this travel mug is perfect to bring your coffee along on long hikes and camping trips.

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11. Aerolatte Milk Frother; $17


This lightweight, stainless-steel milk frother makes it easy to enjoy rich, creamy, and frothy beverages almost anywhere (no electricity required). It can be used in both hot and cold drinks and is great for dairy milk, almond milk, almond milk, cashew milk, or any other non-dairy milk you can think of. To clean, simply hand-wash with soap and water.

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12. Jordan's Sugar-Free Pumpkin Spice Coffee Syrup; $8


You don’t need to go to Starbucks or Dunkin’ to enjoy a delicious pumpkin spice latte. In fact, you can make your own PSL right at home—all year long—with this 25-ounce bottle of pumpkin spice-flavored coffee syrup. Not only is it delicious, but it’s also sugar-, calorie-, and carb-free. Use it all year long in your favorite coffee drinks.

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13. COSORI Pour-Over Coffee Maker with Double-layer Stainless Steel Filter; $30


This glass pour-over coffee maker comes with pretty much everything you need to delicious java at home, including a reusable, stainless-steel filter that’ll rid your mug of those pesky grinds. The 34-ounce decanter is the perfect size for hosting people for brunch or fueling you throughout the day. Plus, it’s dishwasher-safe for maximum convenience. Once you get the hang of it, you'll find that this method allows for greater control over the strength and flavor of your brew.

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14. Ulalov Electric Gooseneck Kettle; $35


When perfecting the pour-over technique, you’ll want to stick to a gooseneck kettle that allows you to precisely control the flow of water. This specific kettle can boil water in just three to four minutes. And since it utilizes a stainless-steel interior, spout, and lid, you’re guaranteed a clean taste.

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15. AeroPress Go; $32


If you’re the type of person who enjoys the great outdoors but can’t stand to be away from cafe-quality coffee, it might be time to opt for an Aeropress. This portable coffee press comes with all the accessories you need—filter, mug, and scoop included—so all you have to do is provide the hot water. The whole thing takes just a few minutes, and once you’re done, you’ll be left with a quality espresso or cold brew that you’d expect from a French press.

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16. Mr. Coffee Mug Warmer; $12

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Nothing is quite as annoying for coffee lovers as the realization that your cup of joe has gone cold. Instead of sticking your caffeine fix in the microwave, avoid the situation altogether with a mug warmer. This one from Mr. Coffee has over 43,000 reviews and a 4.2-star rating on Amazon. It can warm up your drink in just two minutes and has an indicator light to tell you when your beverage is hot again.

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This article was originally published in 2020; it has been updated for 2022.