How to Make Coffee with a Single Serve Coffee Maker

Learning how to use a Keurig® brewer or other single serve coffee maker is easy and one of the quickest ways to get freshly brewed coffee.  See instruction manual for details.

Follow the steps below and you’ll be brewing your favorite Folgers® coffee in no time. 

What You'll Need

Single serve coffee maker
Folgers K-Cup® pod
Cold distilled or filtered water

Step 1


Before you use your single serve coffee maker for the first time, follow the manufacturer’s instructions for cleaning and preparing it.

Step 2

Add Water

Even if you’ve used your single serve coffee maker before, make sure it has plenty of fresh, distilled or filtered water in the reservoir.

Step 3

Insert Your Coffee

Get out your Folgers K-Cup® pod of choice. Open the lid and place it in the machine, then close the lid. 

Step 4


Place a mug under the spout and push your brew button of choice, depending on your preferred size and strength. Within seconds, your coffee will be ready to enjoy.

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