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Brew your favorite hot beverage in an instant with the Mainstays Single Serve and K-Cup Brew Coffee Maker. With the simple push of a button, you can enjoy a custom cup of coffee, tea or cocoa anytime. Designed to help make mornings easy and stress-free, this versatile coffee maker brews ground coffee or any single-serve, K-Cup capsule with one-touch convenience. A 14-oz. water reservoir allows you to make several cups at a time without refilling. The slim, compact profile is perfectly suited for small-space apartments and dorm living with a small footprint that takes up little space on countertops. Portable to go anywhere, this personal coffee maker is energy efficient with automatic shutoff after brewing and a push button lid for added convenience. A removable drip tray not only makes cleanup fast, it allows you to fill travel mugs and tumblers with ease. Available in trendy, fashion-forward colors including mint green, pastel pink and cherry red, enjoy your favorite brewed drinks in seconds with the Mainstays Single Serve and K-Cup Brew Coffee Maker.
Brews one cup at a time using ground coffee or any single-serving brew pod
Automatic shutoff after brewing and easy, one-touch operation
Includes reusable ground coffee filter and K-cup capsule holder
Space-saving, slim design comes in trendy, fashion-forward colors
Removable drip tray for easy cleaning
Push button lid opening14 oz. water reservoir
Coffee Maker Dimensions: 5.39"L x 7.76"W x 11.97"H
Model # 201729Customer Reviews
My method for grounds setting
I read more reviews while waiting for delivery. I wanted to be able to use my own coffee as well as K-cup, but lots of reviews tend to be on the negative side for grounds setting due to possible mess or weak coffee.
I wondered if I can just spray out the top and the compartment after each use with kitchen faucet sprayer and also use the removable faucet to fill the water since filling is an issue for some people as well. I did try pouring from a cup and it got a little messy, so from the kitchen faucet worked better.
I took 9 photos, but Walmart only allows 2, so I included the one showing filling and the one showing cleaning while the unit is tilted on its side. I use a two foot long very thick extension cord to connect to the outlet. This extension I normally use for my generator (it's that thick). So I have no worries about using that extension.
Photos are my second cup of "grounds" coffee (no k-cup). The coffee maker got here before the coffee that's in a separate order, so I cut open a couple of my Nespresso decaf pods to use the coffee. I like the Nespresso for "espresso", but they only have one flavor of half caff in coffee size. Imagine that; one flavor to choose from, and it's not very good either. So I decided to get a cheap k-cup maker to get more variety when I just want a regular sized cup of coffee. I do really like some of Nespresso's espressos and I'll continue to use that for espresso.
I'm going to keep this coffee maker next to the sink for filling and cleaning. I don't intend to unplug the unit either, but then it's plastic and I also don't intend to spray water onto the electrical cords or down into the coffee maker. I've turned this unit on its side twice and carefully spot cleaned the two areas that get funked up with grounds, using the sprayer. I then turn it back up, and use a paper towel to get down into the area that holds the screened pod and clean that out. I might alter my method, but thus far it seems far better than ordering refill k-cups at 33 cents a piece or manually cleaning the grounds off the top and inside of the unit. Like others say; if you fill up the grounds strainer with too much coffee, then it will overflow and make a mess. Using the Nespresso pod amount of coffee worked fine and was below the max line. Expect a little water around the coffee maker after tipping to clean, but I clean that up with the paper towel I use to clean the inside k-cup area with. This decaf from the Nespresso pod came out just as good as Nespresso. It was a surprisingly strong and flavorful cup since I brewed 10 oz of water for a 7.7 oz Nespresso (8 oz water) pod. Whether tipping this thing daily and rinsing that way does any harm to the machine, I will see. But this is how I'm going to do it unless I find any negatives.
For anyone else who tries to rinse the grounds off by this method; you're on your own. Darwin is not forgiving for those who might drown this coffee maker in a pool of water while plugged in.Jeff
I love it â¤ï¸
Iâm in love with my Single Serve and K-Cup Coffee Maker. The fact that you can also make ground coffee in it makes me love it even more. Definitely the best $20.00 Iâve spent in a long time! If youâre one of those people that donât want to pay for an expensive name brand option, give this one a try, you wonât be disappointed.DeDe40
BEST Simplified Coffee Maker!!!
This was easily the BEST $23 (because I purchased the $2 protection plan) Iâve spent in months. I cut out caffeine four year ago BUT I still love the taste of coffee. I purchased this coffee maker because of the simple design not to mention it has both the K-Cup and ground coffee options. It is half the size of a regular Keurig machine yet still gets the job done. Itâs very easy to clean and store. I just wish I had come across it sooner! It is actually smaller than my old 5 cup coffee maker just a little taller.Lindsay