1-2 tablespoons of coffee are used for one cup of coffee. For milder coffee, use 1 spoon full; for more robust coffee, use 2 teaspoons.

It’s not hard to make a good coffee at home; you need to follow a few simple rules to find the “golden ratio.”

In this article, you’ll learn how much coffee per cup will make a good coffee.

## How Many Scoops of Coffee Does a Cup Hold?

- One cup of coffee requires only one scoop.
- One scoop per two cups of coffee is the ratio for a weaker brew.
- You may use half a scoop per two cups of coffee for a softer cup.

## What is the Tablespoon Content of a Cup of Coffee?

You should only need **8 oz of water** and **2 tbsp of coffee for one cup**.

## How Much Coffee do you need for 4 Cups?

For every four cups of water, use eight tablespoons of coffee.

## How Much Coffee Do You Need for 5 Cups?

You’ll need **10 tablespoons** of coffee grounds to brew five cups.

## How Much Coffee for 5 Cups of Water?

You will need **between 10 and 20 tbsp of coffee grounds** for five water cups, equal to **40 ounces** or **1.18 liters**.

**Also Read:** *How Many Ounces in a Cup of Coffee?*

## How Much Coffee do you need for 6 Cups?

You will need **90 grams**, equivalent to **12 tablespoons**, to make six cups of coffee.

## How Much Coffee for Seven Cups of Water?

Around **14 teaspoons of coffee grounds** are needed for seven cups of water.

## How Much Coffee do you need for 8 Cups?

You will need **120 grams**, equivalent to **16 tablespoons**, to make eight cups of coffee.

## How Much Coffee for 9 Cups?

About **2.2 ounces of coffee grounds** are needed to make **9 cups**.

## How Much Coffee do you need for 10 Cups?

To make ten cups of coffee, you will need **150 grams**, equivalent to **20 teaspoons**.

## How Much Coffee do you need for 12 Cups?

You will need **180 grams**, equivalent to **24 tablespoons**, to make twelve cups of coffee.

## How Much Coffee for 14 Cups?

About **98–112 fluid ounces (2.9–3.3 liters) of water** and **1.7–2 cups (14–16 ounces) of coffee grinds** are required to brew 14 cups.

## How Much Coffee for 20 Cups?

You will need about **3 ounces (70-85 grams)** of coffee grinds to brew 20 cups.

## How Much Coffee for 25 Cups?

You must calculate the right amount of water and coffee grounds to create 25 cups. **An ideal coffee brewing ratio is 1:16**, or **16 parts water to 1 part coffee grounds**.

## How Much Coffee for 40 Cups?

You will need about **320 ounces of water** and **2 pounds of coffee grounds** to make 40 cups.

**Also Read:** *How Coffee Makers Work in Different Cases*

## Conclusion

You can use these numbers as a starting point for almost any coffee. With these guidelines, you can make excellent coffee every time.

It’s up to you to find the perfect balance between these factors while brewing coffee, so feel free to play with the proportions until you find something you enjoy.

So treat yourself to indulgence, and enjoy a delicious, perfectly brewed cup of coffee today.