Have you ever wondered what to do with all the coffee grounds you end up with in your coffee shop by the end of the day? Throwing them all away seems so wasteful but what other option do you have? Make a sugar scrub! Here's a recipe for a coffee sugar scrub perfect for using your extra coffee grounds. (Plus - you can sell it in your coffee shop!)
What You'll Need:
- 1 cup coffee grounds
- 2/3 cup coconut oil
- 1/3 cup brown sugar
- 1 tablespoon vanilla extract (optional)
- 2 8 oz to go containers with lids
How to Make Coffee Sugar Scrub:
(Makes 16 oz of scrub, enough for two 8 oz to go containers)
1. Melt it
Melt your coconut oil until it's smooth and liquidy. Skip this step if you're using fractionated coconut oil.
2. Mix it
Mix together your coffee grounds, coconut oil, sugar, and optional vanilla extract in a large mixing bowl. Stir until it's fully combined. It should still feel granular and sugary.
3. Package it
Fill your 8 oz to go containers with your coffee sugar scrub. It should fill two 8 oz to go containers.
4. Sell it or Use it
You can either use this scrub personally as you would any sugar scrub or you can sell it in your coffee shop! It's great for your impulse-buys section. People love self-care items!
This coffee sugar scrub is a great way to reduce waste in your coffee shop. Alongside that, it's great for your skin! You could use it yourself or sell it in your shop.