Top 10 Best Expresso Accessories to make your coffee experience extra special

Who doesn’t love the smell of freshly brewed coffee in the mornings? Most of us satisfy our coffee cravings at coffee shops closest to us.

Wouldn’t it be a dream-come-true to sip on this heavenly brew right at home, reading the morning paper surrounded by family?

Now with coffee machines available in the market at prices that won’t put a hole in our pockets this dream can become a reality.

But no coffee machine is complete without the perfect accessories to compliment it. From tampers to whiskers to the ideal mugs- here is a list of ten affordable accessories that you can choose from.

We have listed their features along with their pros and cons so you can choose the best product suited for you. Here we go!

Editors Picks: Based on customer reviews and overall performance I would recommend Nescafé É Smart Coffee Maker and Travel Mug and the Milk Frother – FrothWizard Stainless Steel Manual Push Whisk, for its portability and innovative technology and multipurpose applications respectively.

10) Espresso Coffee Tamper, 58mm Diameter Stainless Steel Flat Base Grip Handle Bean Barista Espresso Tamper pressure

Espresso Coffee Tamper

This will make a perfect addition to someone’s kitchen who can’t do without their espresso. Made from high-quality durable material, this convex shaped coffee tamper extracts richer flavour by tamping down your coffee.

Carefully designed to be efficient and comfortable when in use, this tamper has the added advantage of being rust resistant. All thanks to the stainless steel construction.

ProsCons
  • Food grade rust-resistant stainless steel structure with solid flat base..
  • Easy to hold, press and clean…
  • Well-distributed pressure.
  • Fits in all types of coffee and espresso machines.
  • Dishwasher-safe.
  • Two-piece screw design can make the cleaning tricky
  • Heavy weight of 1.5 pounds

9) Flexzion Coffee Tamper Machine 58mm Diameter Stainless Steel Flat Base Grip Handle Barista Espresso Bean Press Tool in Red

Flexzion Coffee Tamper Machine

This single-bodied tamper is made of solid stainless steel with a base diameter of 58mm. Its design gives evenly distributed pressure making that perfect shot of espresso you love.

It grinds the beans with great efficiency and can flatten any kind of granular material. It is thus suitable for a coffee bar as well as the kitchen of a coffee-lover.

ProsCons
  • Ideally distributes pressure.
  • Convex : base diameter 58mm
  • Stainless steel.
  • Firm grip making it easy to press.
  • Firm grip making it easy to press.
  • Heavy (1.25 pounds) and thus difficult to lift
  • One must be careful while washing it in a dishwasher.

8) Coffee Tamper Machine, DLAND 51mm Diameter Stainless Steel Flat Base Grip Handle Bean Barista Espresso Tamper pressure

Coffee Tamper Machine, DLAND 51mm Diameter Stainless Steel

This uni body tamper is made of solid stainless steel. The process of tampering allows to compact the beans in a filter cup to slow down the water flow.

It, thus, allows the water to stay in contact with the beans for a longer time, thus making your coffee more flavorful.

The process of tampering helps in differentiating a normal cup of coffee from a special one and this machine is thus capable of winning the hearts of coffee connoisseurs.

It is easy to grip, press and clean. With food grade quality and a weight of 638g, this is the ideal tamper for a coffee enthusiast.The dimensions are Diameter: 51mm ( 2 In) | Height: 80mm (3 In).

ProsCons
  • Easy to clean.
  • Labour-saving in operation
  • Flat base for even distribution of pressure .
  • Heavy in weight: 1.25 pounds.
  • May not fit in all filters.

7) Espresso Tamper, Stainless Steel Coffee Tamper Polished Coffee Bean Press Tool Pressure Diameter Flat Base Coffee Accessories (51MM/2inch)

Espresso Tamper, Stainless Steel Coffee Tamper Polished Coffee Bean Press Tool

This smooth and lustrous coffee tamper is ideal for tamping fresh espresso. Their distinctive handle gives a great grip and distributes pressure evenly.

It has a heavy stainless steel construction which provides it durability and strength.

It has the ability to resist the natural acids present in coffee. Thanks to it, the machine is rust-proof, anti-corrosive and food grade.

It can be used for years without having to worry about any health issue.  Its smooth body has a lustrous shine and will enhance the look of your home or office.

You need to wash it simply by placing it under a stream of warm, soapy water and then dry it well. It is not suitable for machine-wash.

ProsCons
  • Stainless steel construction, so sturdy and non-corrosive.
  • Easy to clean under running water
  • Smooth and attractive in look .
  • Heavy in weight: 1.3 pounds.

6) Milk Frother – Froth Wizard Stainless Steel Manual Push Whisk – Perfect Environmentally Friendly Gift – Impress Friends – Restaurant Foam For Coffee, Latte, Cappuccino and Hot Chocolate

Milk Frother - Froth Wizard Stainless Steel Manual Push Whisk

This accessory makes café-style coffee foam, lattés, cappuccinos, espressos shakes, frappe and hot chocolate drinks right at home.

It can froth milk to produce the perfect kind of foam in just 30-45 seconds. The froth can be easily scooped using a spoon and then placed over the coffee.

Made from high-quality steel, it is easy to use and comfortable to hold. Apart from being great for making drinks, it can also be used to whisk eggs and other mixing applications.

It is operated using two AA batteries which are not included in the package, though. The plastic stand that it comes with, helps in storing the tool in least available space.

It also comes with a 100% money-back guarantee from the manufacturer. So, no need to step out of your home to satiate your coffee thirst!

ProsCons
  • Reduces your effort in making coffee
  • Easy to clean and dishwasher-safe
  • Too big to be used in cups.
  • Versatile and can be used for other purposes like whisking egg .
  • Heavy in weight: 1.3 pounds.

5) R.G Accessories Espresso Coffee Tamp Mat Fluted Silicone Coffee Tampering Corner Pad Mat Tool with Dropped Edge Made For Baristas with Food Safe Silicone

R.G Accessories Espresso Coffee Tamp

Made from food grade safe Silicone, this mat protects counters and potrafilters from getting damaged.

Suitable for use at both home and office, this unique accessory is convenient and easy to clean. It does not need to be replaced for a significant amount of time.

Also, it occupies very less space in your kitchen counter top and does not need to be stored somewhere else after the use is over. So have a wonderful coffee experience while saving your kitchen from damage!

The dimensions are 45mm/1.77inch * 203mm/7.99inch * 148mm / 5.83inch.

ProsCons
  • Food Grade safe silicon
  • Looks great
  • Dishwasher-safe
  • Weight: 275g / 9.7oz
  • (Yet to be identified)

4) JoyJolt Savor Double Wall Insulated glasses Espresso Mugs Set of 2, 5.4-Ounces

JoyJolt Savor Double Wall Insulated glasses Espresso Mugs Set of 2, 5.4-Ounces

Any coffee enthusiast can vouch for the fact that a proper coffee cup somehow makes all the difference to the flavour of the brew.

JoyJolt Savor Double Wall insulated espresso mugs are fantastic-looking while being insulated at the same time.

This set of two handmade double-walled thermo mugs have a distinctive curvature that are designed to give the optical illusion of drink suspended from their inner walls.

They are made from heat and condensation resistant borosilicate glass which makes them strong and durable.

Products Dimensions are 7 x 3.7 x 3.6 inches and the item weight is 12.3 ounces.  

ProsCons
  • Lead-free high quality borosilicate glass
  • Dishwasher and microwave safe
  • Shipped in beautifully colored printed box
  • Beautiful optical illusion
  • Strong and wear and tear resistant.
  • May feel like plastic
  • Must not be washed alongside metal utensils.

3) Ozeri Deluxe Milk Frother and Whisk in Stainless Steel with Stand and 4-Frothing Attachments

Ozeri Deluxe Milk Frother and Whisk in Stainless Steel

This elegant Milk frother comes with four attachments that include an eggbeater, a cocktail mixer, a stand, 2 AA size batteries and 2 milk  frothing whisks.

It is perfect for steam-free cappuccinos, lattes, espressos, hot chocolates, shakes and frappes. It has a powerful motor that spins at over 15000 RPM’s and gives instant results.

It can be used to froth all kinds of milk like full cream, soy ad almond. It can make not only a variety of hot and cold beverages, but also other foodstuffs like soups, sauces and dressings.

The Product Dimensions are 21 x 4.4 x 3 cm. It is 222 g in weight and 2 AA batteries are required which are included in the package.

ProsCons
  • Convenient and easy to hold.
  • Easy to clean
  • Multipurpose and can be used for making different drinks and foodstuffs
  • Powerful motor giving instant results.
  • Delicate
  • Susceptible to rusting.

2) Espresso Tamper, X-Chef Aluminium Tamper for Espresso 51/ 58mm Coffee Tamper Coffee Bean Press.

Espresso Tamper, X-Chef Aluminium

This unique double-sided Coffee Bean Press has two flat tamping sides for a range of cup sizes to wipe off extra grounds. It is made of heavy duty aluminium which makes it rust and corrosion resistant. The dimensions are 51 mm/2” and 58mm/2.25 “.

It helps in extracting rich flavor of coffee through tamping. Its clever design makes it easy to handle and press. The handle is suitable for different hand sizes. It is easy to clean and maintain.

ProsCons
  • Anti-corrosive and rust resistant.
  • Uniform distribution of pressure.
  • Easy to clean and maintain.
  • Ideal for various cup sizes.
  • Cannot be cleaned in the dishwasher
  • Screw on design makes it slightly difficult to work with.

1) Nescafé É Smart Coffee Maker and Travel Mug

Nescafé É Smart Coffee Maker and Travel Mug

This product is a must-have for genuine coffee enthusiasts. E Smart by NESCAFE is the first of its kind smart coffee maker which is app-enabled, serving various kinds of coffee at the touch of a button.

It can be paired via Bluetooth to the NESCAFE E Connected Mug App which allows for a personalized coffee drinking experience. It is quick ( 60- 90 Seconds ) and has heating and frothing capabilities.

It is also silent in operation. The thermal insulation technology helps in maintaining the desired temperature for preparing both hot and cold drinks. So when you are travelling, this convenient-to-carry product will serve your favorite coffee brew anytime anywhere.

The Product Dimensions are 14.7 x 7.9 x 18.9 cm  and the weight is 948 g.

ProsCons
  • Silent and quick.
  • Heating and frothing capabilities.
  • Features a 210-ml leak and spill proof mug with thermal insulation.
  • Convenient to carry on the go
  • App-operated.
  • May have connectivity issues
  • Ingredients like ice cannot be added.

Although each product on this list has some unique feature that enhances your coffee experience, the final choice will be based on personal preferences. All of the above accessories are affordable, easy to use and considerably durable. If you like our list and any specific product on it, let us know in the comments section below.

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