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Single Serve Coffee Machine: Nescafe Dolce Gusto

By Edited Apr 20, 2016 1 2

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If you like your coffee hot, fresh, tasty, and fast then you would love one of the fancy new single serve coffee machines that have become popular in homes and offices all over.  These machines make it so easy to make a cup of coffee that will make you feel like you are in another world.  You can slip in a coffee pod of your favourite flavour and be back at your desk or relaxing on your deck within minutes.  No more waiting for the pot to brew.  No more counting the scoops of coffee.  Just hot and delicious java every time.

The Nescafe Dolce Gusto

The Nescafe Dolce Gusto single serve coffee maker works with sealed coffee pods that you insert into the machine.  There are many different flavours to choose from, too, like latte, espresso, cappuccino, or chococcino.  You just slide the lever to the desired strength and get perfect coffee every time. It has a Themobloc pump that delivers 15 bars of pressure and a heating element that keeps your drink at the right temperature. Perhaps one of the best things about this single serve coffee maker is that you don’t have to worry about clean up because you just throw out the pods and put a new one in when you’re ready.

How Does It Compare to other Single Serve Coffee Machines?

There are many single serve coffee makers out there, so consumers should ask how this one compares to other brands on the market.  It’s just a wise idea to make comparisons when you shop.

One of the differences between the Dolce Gusto and other machines is that the Dolce allows you to make a cup of coffee the size that you want it.  You turn off the water valve manually when you have a cup of coffee of the right size and strength.

People who have purchased a Dolce Gusto after owning a Tassimo, Sanso, or Keurig say that they prefer this one.  Just read some of the reviews on Amazon!

DeLonghi Nescafe Dolce Gusto Genio Coffeemaker
Amazon Price: $229.99 $109.00 Buy Now
(price as of Apr 20, 2016)

Iced Coffee, Too!

You can even make iced coffee like you wouldn’t believe with this machine! You know how you try to make iced java at home and you fill the cup with ice and then pour the hot coffee over it and end up with a watered down drink?  Well, this machine has a cold brew function that you can use with special cold brew capsules or with any of the other capsules.  It uses pressure to brew instead of heat so you can cold brew your coffee over ice and it won’t melt instantly!


If you are buying the capsules for the Dolce Gusto online remember to register your machine on the company website.  When you buy a box of capsules there is a code inside the box that you can enter on their site.  After you have entered twenty codes you can get a free box of capsules mailed out to you!

What kind of home coffee machines do you like the best?

Nescafe Dolce Gusto for Nescafe Dolce Gusto Brewers, Cafe Americano , 48 Count
Amazon Price: $27.99 $27.98 Buy Now
(price as of Apr 20, 2016)


Oct 29, 2011 6:19pm
These new single serving coffee machines are a great idea! My grandkids love making hot chocolate in the one at my husband's office. We'll have to get one for the house, too! +1 and thumbs up
Oct 29, 2011 9:31pm
Thanks Deborah-Diane. I'd love to have one of these too - soon I hope. After all - Christmas is coming.
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