Perfect Recipe for Coffee Sugar Scrub

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 coffee and sugar scrub recipe perfect for using your extra coffee grounds. (Plus - you can sell it in your coffee shop!)

What You'll Need for Coffee Sugar Scrub Recipe:

Coffee Sugar Scrub Ingredients, How to Make Coffee Sugar Scrub

  • 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 - DIY 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 liquid. Skip this step if you're using fractionated coconut oil.

2. Mix it

Coffee Grounds, How to Make Coffee Sugar Scrub

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

Coffee Sugar Scrub, How to Make Coffee Sugar Scrub

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 this Coffee Sugar Scrub Recipe in your shop.

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