Which Home Cafe coffee maker is Better?

Home cafe coffee maker is under the family of the single serve coffee makers and their usage is high because of its reasonable costing and ease of use. 

Single serve pod coffee makers are very popular and more appealing than drip coffee makers. These single serve machines are easier to use, have a quicker brewing time, require fewer cleanups after use, and have a smaller footprint and are more compact.

Since these machines make use of coffee pods, there is no need to grind coffee beans, and make use of coffee filters.

Disposing of a used coffee pod is much simpler and does not make a mess at all, since the used coffee grounds are totally encased inside the pod with no risk of spilling onto the countertop.


Interesting coffee resources

V60 Coffee Brewing method 

Coffee Sock Brewing method 

Learn about these at the free coffee classes (online)


If you’ve looked at the different single serve pod coffee makers from Senseo Coffee Makers, Black and Decker Coffee Makers, and Gevalia Coffee Makers, among others, you’ve probably read or heard about the Home Cafe. However, which Home Cafe coffee maker have you chanced upon?

There are two pod coffee makers from different brands that share the name Home Cafe, the Black and Decker GT300 Home Café and the Mr. Coffee SL13 Home Café. So which one is better?

home-cafe-coffee-maker-black-decker

Black and Decker Home Café

The Black and Decker GT300 Home Cafe is a pod coffee maker that can accommodate both coffee and tea pods. It boasts a very robust design and very intuitive and easy to use controls.

What sets the Black and Decker Home Cafe coffee maker apart from most single serve pod coffee makers is its adjustable brew size settings.

You can set it to brew 7, 9, or 14oz of coffee or tea. In other words, it can accommodate coffee cups and mugs of different sizes, even the taller travel mugs. Therefore, this machine really suits the person-on-the-go.

Its other features include a cleaning cycle function and a removable cup booster and drip tray.


Other Coffee Articles

Top 3 reasons why people are purchasing bean to cup coffee machine for office 

The 4 most common office coffee machines in pantries.

The cost is low, here are the reasons on the low (or no cost) of coffee vending machine rental

For people that are looking for more information on touch screen office coffee machine 

Find out the most popular coffee machine in office, through this coffee consumption survey questionnaire

Coffee machine suppliers listing to source for your coffee equipments.


home-cafe-coffee-maker-mrcoffee

Mr. Coffee Home Café

The Mr. Coffee SL13 Home Cafe coffee maker also accommodates both coffee and tea pods. However, it can also accommodate coffee grounds and loose tea, which appeals to those who want to make use of their own grounds from time to time.

Its ability to make use of coffee grounds and loose tea makes the Mr. Coffee Home Café very versatile.

Furthermore, despite being a single serve brewer, it can brew for two cups simultaneously. If you need to brew coffee for two people, you no longer need to brew one cup at a time. Rather, you can just brew with both cups sitting side-by-side.

Its other features include cord storage and an adjustable cup booster to accommodate different cup sizes.

So which one is better?

As far as cost is concerned, the Mr. Coffee SL13 Home Cafe is more affordable at less than $40, while the Black and Decker GT300 Home Cafe is slightly more expensive at just over $50.

However, the Black and Decker GT300 Home Café is more popular due to its more stylish appearance and its different brew sizes.

Since the single serve coffee maker appeals to people who value fast turnaround (brewing time of less than a minute) and convenience (quick preparation, little cleanup after brewing), its ability to not just accommodate, but to fill up a 14oz travel mug is paramount, making it all the more a grab-and-go coffee maker.

Nevertheless, performance wise, both of these machines are dead even, and both can make a great cup of coffee.

In the end, it all boils down to preference. If you want to have the option of making use of your own grounds, the Mr. Coffee SL13 Home Cafe coffee maker is better. If you want the option of having multiple brew size options, the Black and Decker GT300 Home Café is the better choice.

To learn more about coffee or coffee makers, drop us a message below. 


Contact Us

Please note that all fields followed by an asterisk must be filled in.

Please enter the word that you see below.

  


About US | OCM Profile

OCM was started in 2007, focusing first on coffee machines, then marketing for coffee and food and beverage companies. Check out this restaurant marketing guide to learn more about the many campaigns and companies we have worked with. 

OCM has also created many marketing workshops and classes for the F&B industry. Many of the modules are running in the Singapore Skillsfuture Classes in tertiary institutions such as Temasek Polytechnic Skillsfuture Academy and also ITE College East COC classes. 

For the readers (coffee lovers), we continue to share coffee articles (and videos) and have also started a free coffee class section (with free online coffee training supported by coffee partners). 

To connect with coffee and F&B practitioners, join our growing F&B group on Linkedin (20 000 and growing).



Coffee Feature of the Month

2021 Brew Coffee Workshop with Barista Champion

2021 Latte Art Workshop with Barista Champion


Enjoy: Free Office Coffee Machine (+ enjoy $1200 vouchers)

Find: Where to buy Coffee Beans in Singapore (or any where in the world)




Featured coffee brewing method: How to prepare V60 Coffee

Previously: Making Coffee with a Coffee Sock

Recent Articles

  1. What Is Espresso

    Sep 22, 21 08:14 AM

    What Is Espresso

    Read More

  2. What Is a Skinny Latte

    Sep 21, 21 07:52 AM

    What Is a Skinny Latte

    Read More

  3. How to Roast Coffee Beans

    Sep 20, 21 05:59 AM

    How to Roast Coffee Beans

    Read More

Featured: Office Coffee Machines

Follow Oncoffeemakers.com's board Office Coffee Machines | Singapore on Pinterest.

Do check out other cool boards such as the one all on how to make coffee and drip coffee.

Coffee Workshops Schedule

Free Coffee Workshops (Multiple Dates available) on: 

How to make coffee without coffee maker?

How to buy the best coffee beans online?

30 most asked questions about coffee on Google


Food and Beverage (F&B) Articles 

Sustainability Practices in Food Service 

3 Free Restaurant Marketing Ideas 

Cafe Scene in Singapore 2015

Singapore Cafes Reviews -Can they be Trusted? 

Location, location, location might be a myth! 

Walmart and Walter -The Power of Social Media

Importance of value pricing for Cafes In Singapore

Why Nescafe is still the Largest Roaster in the World?

Everyone likes Starbucks -here's why

Is your Cafe location an asset or a liability? 

Location myopia: why good anchor tenant might not be good? 

Measuring the Location attractiveness index. 

Social Media Crisis Management for Cafes in Singapore

What is a Brand Story?

Why I stopped Selling Social Media

Contact Us 


Free event


Promo

$10 Gift Voucher

Key in code before check out: WCMFIRST10OFF


Free Coffee Workshop Singapore


Enjoy Free Coffee in Singapore!


Sponsors

Choosing: Office Coffee Machine


Free: Augmented Reality in Singapore



The best filter Coffee Machine in Singapore 



SkillsFuture Series: F&B Market outlook

  • Venue: Temasek Polytechnic 
  • Date: 25 June 21
  • Time:9 to 6 pm 
  • Contact us for more details

Connect with us


Cafes Location 

Cafes -East of Singapore

Cafes -North of Singapore

Cafes -West of Singapore 

Cafes -Central Singapore

Cafes -City | Town Singapore