The Top 5 Espresso Machines for the Season

Coffee lovers also love espresso and giving the gift of an espresso machine is a great way to give a lasting gift that they're sure to love and use for a long time to come! In the spirit of the season, here are the Top 5 espresso machines on the market today:

Krups XP5080

This is a programmable espresso machine that allows for preselection of size and strength of the brewing batch, as well as an internal thermostat to make sure every cup is the perfect temperature.

  • Illuminated Controls
  • Large cushioned selector for espresso or steam
  • Programmable volumes for custom batches
  • Electronic thermostat for the perfect temperature
  • Accepts ground coffee and pods
  • Removable oversized water tank
  • Cup warming tray
  • 1200 Watts of power
  • Incredible construction for a lifetime of use

Krups 872

Created for latte lovers and coffee lovers alike, the Krups 872 brews up to four shots of espresso at a time. It comes with a four-cup glass carafe and an adaptor that allows brewing directly into two separate cups. Ideal for the latte or espresso lover that has to have it quick or craves that second cup of warm goodness.

  • Lightweight construction, ideal for everything
  • Perfect Froth attachment for cappuccino
  • Instantly switch between espresso and frothing action
  • Four cup glass carafe

Capresso "Ultima"

Offering incredible ease of use, the Ultima lets you avoid the traditional hassle and mess of espresso. Just put your coffee in, turn it on and pull the lever. The machine does the rest, even the tamping! The convenience and ease of use you'll find with the Ultima is absolutely amazing.

  • Automatic, internal removal of used coffee
  • No mess or hassle
  • Oversized water reservoir
  • Use your own coffee!
  • Double dispensing spout
  • Instant hot water release
  • Instructional video

Delonghi ESAM 3300 Magnifica

Offering incredible construction for a lifetime of use, patented features that allow for amazing brews and a host of features that will make this one of the best machines you've ever used, the ESAM 3300 is one of the best machines on the market today!

  • Patented Direct-to-Brew System ensures excellent heating and easy cleaning
  • Conical burr grinder
  • Patented Cappuccino system frother
  • Oversized 60 oz. water tank
  • Adjustable spouts for multiple sized cups and mugs
  • Cups warmer
  • Strength and quantity controls
  • 7.10 oz. coffee bean capacity
  • Double boiler with steel piped espresso boiler
  • Multiple cup selector
  • Automatic shut off

Hamilton Beach Cappuccino plus Espresso Maker

This convenient machine allows for convenient brewing of coffee, cappuccino or espresso. With the stylish, sleek design, it will be a great addition to any counter top and the reputation of Hamilton Beach stands behind the durability of the product.

  • Café quality espresso, cappuccino and coffee
  • Powerful pump for quick filling
  • No full, no mess frother
  • Easy to fill reservoir that's easy to clean
  • Use either pods of your own ground coffee
  • Anytime brewing, conveniently in your home

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