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6 Surprising Things You Can Make With a Coffee Maker

Have you ever wondered, the coffee maker that you are using daily, can also do some extra stuff for you? Well, coffee makers are maybe some of the most underrated gadgets in the world. There are plenty of high-quality coffee makers of different types available in the market. They make your life easier, by helping you start your morning with a fresh cup of coffee. Among them, Drip coffee maker is the best and most electric coffee maker. It is not only simple to use but can also do a lot of extra stuff for you. There are plenty of things you can make with a coffee maker that you probably didn’t know about. Here, are six surprising things that you can make with a coffee maker.

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1. Boil Eggs / Via

Boiling eggs is just as easy as a coffee maker. Put some eggs in the coffee maker and pour water until the eggs are fully submerged. Remove the coffee filter and set the coffee maker to full pot. Take care of not pouring too much water so, that the glass carafe is full, up to the top. Now, set the timer for 4 or 5 minutes for soft-boiled eggs. Similarly, you can set the timer to 8 to 10 minutes for hard-boiled eggs.

2. Make Oatmeal / Via

The word breakfast can be substituted with oatmeal, which shows its usage. With coffee makers, making oatmeal is now as easy as ever. Pour water in the carafe and also put in 1 or 2 bags (according to requirement) of oatmeal. Other ingredients can also be added as per requirement like honey, sugar, salt, herbals, etc. Set the timer, and there it is, your instant oatmeal is ready.

3. Hotdogs / Via

Well, you can’t call, making hotdogs with a coffee maker a recipe. It’s just too simple. Just put some hotdogs in the coffee pot. Pour in some water and set the timer. Now your puff and tasty hot dogs are ready for you to devour.

4. Cook Rice / Via

You can save your cooker the trouble and cook your rice using a coffee pot. Just add the small portion of rice in the pot. Pour in water and some salt as per requirement. You can also add other ingredients according to your taste. Set the timer and cook for 8 to 10 minutes, until the rice is cooked.

5. Hot Chocolate / Via

You can make the best hot chocolate using your coffee pot. You can make a variety of recipes of hot chocolates. Just add the ingredients like chocolates, cream, milk, etc. Pour in water with occasional stirring. Set the timer. Your hot chocolate is ready to be served.

6. Grilled Sandwiches / Via

A tasty cheesy grilled sandwich can be made using the burner of your coffee pot. Just warm the burner and put the sandwich on the burner. Make sure to turn sides, and grill it using a pam for that crispy feeling. You can also use a pan for this purpose if you don’t want to use the burner directly.

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