The optimal ratio of coffee powder to water is 2 tablespoons of coffee to 8 oz of water. This appears to be a general consensus and works for us, too. But wait…is it a level tablespoon or a heaped tablespoon? There’s a difference.
Most machines come with a scoop, so you’re sorted. You simply use two scoops for every 8 oz of water. But wait… did you check that your scoop is really equal to one tablespoon? Scoops come in different sizes so it pays to check. There’s a reason this ratio of coffee powder to water is touted as the optimum – it’s because it results in the best cup of coffee.
Tecnora automatic and semi-automatic espresso coffee makers take the math out of it all. Each machine comes with a come with a 7-gram scoop good for one shot of espresso.
How easy can it be?