According to present invention, a basket for brewing coffee is disclosed. The basket includes an interior volume intended to receive an amount of ground coffee. The basket includes a plurality of openings that are sized to permit water to pass therethrough but to retain ground coffee in the interior volume. The basket includes at least one attachment point for attaching to a complementary connector on the coffee machine. The coffee machine includes a complementary connector intended to be inserted into the attachment point on the basket containing ground coffee. The attachment point and complementary connector enable a user to attach and detach a basket filled with coffee grounds to the coffee machine in a quick and efficient manner.