Valentine's Day Gifts For The Coffee Lover
- Tips and How To's
With Valentine's Day just around the corner, it's time to start thinking about what you'll get for the coffee lovers in your life. Whether you're purchasing a gift for your partner or your best friend, the gift of coffee is one that will make anyone feel loved. Plus, coffee is the perfect complement to a big heart-shaped box of chocolates and a bouquet of roses.
Give your sweetheart or your secret crush a coffee-themed gift that will wake them up to your feelings. So be bold this Valentine's Day, and show how much you love the special people in your life by giving the gift of coffee!
Idea #1: Homemade Flavored Syrup
Around the holiday season, you may have made a delicious gingerbread-flavored syrup to give your coffee drinks an extra boost. But there are so many more flavors you can try out! And these make wonderful gifts for the coffee lovers in your life. For Valentine's Day, try out this recipe for cherry-flavored syrup:
- 2 cups water
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 pound dark cherries, pitted.
1. Combine all the ingredients in a saucepan and bring to a boil.
2. Reduce heat to a simmer and cook for 20 minutes or until reduced by half.
3. Pour through a strainer, store liquid in a sealable container.
4. Refrigerate before enjoying.
Idea #2: A Coffee Maker For Rich Taste
With love, everything blooms, including coffee flavor! If your lover is a coffee lover, they'll appreciate this tasty gift to brew extraordinary coffee brimming with rich, robust taste. The Mr. Coffee® Optimal™ Brew 12-Cup Programmable Coffee Maker not only looks sleek and modern, it brews a fantastic, flavorful cup of coffee. Using artisan-inspired blooming technology, this sophisticated coffee maker heats water to just the right temperature and saturates grounds for just the right amount of time to bring out the most flavor possible. And that's not all. Its water filtration system removes flavor-altering chlorine from the water, so you get the best cup of coffee every time.
Idea #3: Flavored Sugar
Like flavored syrup, homemade sugar can be a fun way to add a little something extra to your loved one's daily cup of coffee. Every time they take a sip they will be reminded of the care you put into their gift. To make your own flavored sugar at home, just follow this simple recipe:
1 cup raw sugar, coarse
1/2 teaspoon vanilla, ground
1/2 teaspoon brandy
1/2 tablespoon orange zest.
1. In a wide-mouthed jar, combine the ingredients.
2. Shake the jar until everything is well-distributed.
3. Remove the lid and let the sugar dry overnight, shaking as needed.
Idea #4: An Electric French Press
Using a French press is a great way to get a really bold, flavorful cup of coffee. Taking this traditional method to new levels, the Mr. Coffee® Electric French Press eliminates the hassle of first boiling water on a stovetop with an all-inclusive kettle and French Press in one. This simple electric press heats water to boiling and then brews coffee in French Press style that coffee lovers adore.This is gift will satisfy the coffee gourmand in your life.