And should you be making a recipe that lists ingredients by weight (grams and pounds) instead of volume (cups and tablespoons), as many baking recipes do for more precise measurements, math comes into the equation too. To further complicate things, there is no simple conversion of 1 pound to cups for all ingredients because each ingredient ... Nov 23, 2007 · I remember a time when I used to use 1 tablespoon per 2 cups of coffe. In other words, if the I was making 12 cup pot, I'd use 6. I then realized that I like it stronger, so I switched to 1 tablespoon per cup. Gradually I've increased to almost 2 tablespoons per cup as it says on the bag of many of the coffee beans I buy. May 19, 2020 · There are 8 tablespoons in one stick of butter. That means that ½ a stick of butter contains 4 tablespoons, and ¼ of a stick of butter will be 2 tablespoons. And, incredibly, ⅛ a stick of butter is …(drumroll please) 1 Tablespoon.