How many tablespoons are in an ounce of coffee?
If we multiple eight ounces by 12 cups we would end up with a carafe that can hold 96 ounces. However, if the company sets their measurement for a cup of coffee at 5 ounces, the solution looks quite different. Therefore, the coffee maker actually holds 36 ounces less than what the standard cup measurement would reveal.
If you want to prepare four cups of coffee you will need exactly 4 scoops of ground beans, or, if you prefer, 8 tablespoons. If you want stronger coffee, you can go for 10 tablespoons and you will get four delicious cups of coffee.
When making 12oz cups of coffee, you can get about 16 cups from a 12-ounce bag of coffee beans.
Is an ounce the same as a tablespoon?
Measure the grounds – The standard measurement for coffee is 6 ounces of fresh water to 2 tablespoons ground coffee. Most coffee lovers will quote a standard “3 tablespoons for 12 fl oz”. It’s easy to measure out – and will save you the frustration of using up your grounds (and cash) too quickly.
Anyway, a 1lb bag of coffee beans will make 16 cups of 16 oz coffee assuming the same measurements of 4 tablespoons, or 1 oz of coffee to make a 16 oz cup of coffee.