How Many Ounces Are in a Cup of Coffee?

The amount of ounces in a cup of coffee vary widely across different brands and locations but, in general, a typical cup contains approximately 8 ounces of coffee. Note that the amount of coffee in a cup could be artificially lowered by adding other ingredients like milk, cream or sugar.

Coffee is one of the most consumed beverages in North America. It is typically a drink served hot, made from brewing baked or roasted coffee beans. It is a heavily studied substance due to its popularity. Concerns are common about the high caffeine content; however, there are also beneficial compounds in the drink, too. The potential benefits of coffee include helping to ease symptoms of depression, helping to reduce the risk of strokes and prostate cancer.