How Many Coffee Beans in a Cup of Coffee

Coffee Beans
Written by Eat Drink Rabbit

How much coffee is in a cup?

To calculate the amount of coffee needed to make 200 milliliters of drink, teaspoons are most commonly used. One teaspoon without a “slide” contains about 3-4 grams of ground coffee, while a teaspoon with a “slide” contains about 6 grams of coffee. It is important to understand that the weight of ground coffee depends on the degree of grinding of beans. For example, one teaspoon will hold less coarse ground coffee than fine ground coffee.

Another important question is how many beans are needed per cup of coffee? To get about 6-7 grams of coffee powder, you need to take about 1 tablespoon of whole beans.

The question – how much coffee do I need per cup? – is easily solved by having a special measuring spoon, which usually comes with a coffee maker or a coffee machine. Such a spoon usually holds about 7 grams of ground coffee beans, which is enough for one drink. You can buy this simple accessory for dosing coffee at any specialized store.

How many beans in a cup of coffee?

Let’s calculate together how many coffee beans are in a cup. To begin with, let’s start with the fact that typically an average coffee bean serving is usually 7 to 10 grams.

If you take a scale and put in 10 grams of beans, you get a total of 76 beans. That is, it turns out that one bean weighs 1/8.

A cup of coffee (whether in a pot or in a single serving capsule) is usually 7 to 10 grams of coffee. So we pulled out our scale and added beans to the Golden Espresso blend) until the scale flipped to 10 grams.

It’s important to note that as the coffee roasts, it loses more moisture. This means that fresh coffee will weigh more than roasted coffee.

Also, different types of coffee, will have different sizes, which will also affect the total amount of coffee in the cup.

To summarize. There are 76 coffee beans in each of your cups, but if you take fresh, unroasted coffee beans, then you’ll only get 38. Amazing, isn’t it?

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