# How do you make coffee with Presso?

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## How do you make coffee with Presso?

Splash a small amount of very hot water (around 200°F) onto the coffee grounds in the carafe to bloom. Let the coffee bloom for about 30 seconds, then pour in the rest of the hot water. Secure the French press lid onto the cylinder with the plunger all the way up. Allow your espresso to steep for four minutes.

### How many scoops coffee per serving?

A level coffee scoop holds approximately 2 tablespoons of coffee. So, for a strong cup of coffee, you want one scoop per cup. For a weaker cup, you might go with 1 scoop per 2 cups of coffee or 1.5 scoops for 2 cups.

#### How much coffee do you put per cup?

1 ½ to 2 tablespoons
So, for a cup of coffee, you will want to use 1 ½ to 2 tablespoons of coffee grinds. We’re not talking about instant coffee crystals, but grounds from actual coffee beans. If you are using scoops, you’ll want the scoop to be equal to 2 tablespoons. Earlier, a “cup” was defined as 5 ounces.

How much water do you use for one cup of espresso?

The volume of water for each shot should be 1 oz. – so after your double shot has reached 2 oz., stop the shot and check your timer.

How do you make espresso?

Instructions

1. Grind the coffee: Grind the coffee until it’s very fine ground.
2. Pack and tamp the coffee grounds: Add the coffee grounds to the espresso basket (portafilter) until it’s slightly heaping over the top.
3. Pull the shot: Place the portafilter in the espresso machine and press the button to pull the shot.

## How many teaspoons should I put in coffee?

4. 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.

### How many scoops espresso shot?

Use 1 Tablespoon of coffee for a single shot, and 2 Tablespoons for a double shot. Tamp the coffee grind evenly into the portafilter.