Coffee measuring spoons can be purchased at many locations, including Starbucks, The Container Store and Walmart. Amazon also has a wide variety of coffee scoops available for purchase.
Coffee measuring spoons are available in a variety of materials, with stainless steel being a popular option. Spoons are available with short and long handles. For coffee lovers who grind their own beans, a short handle works well. For reaching the bottom of a bag or can of ground coffee, a long handle helps keep coffee off hands and fingers.
A standard coffee measure is 2 tablespoons, so a regular measuring spoon also works. However, having a coffee measuring spoon just for coffee is not only convenient, but it makes it easier to make a great cup of coffee consistently once the preferred amount is determined. The usual recommendation for the coffee to water ratio is 2 tablespoons of coffee to 6 ounces of water. This is just a starting point, and it can be varied to taste. In addition to personal preference, the grind of the coffee has an effect on how much coffee should be measured.
A finer grind requires less coffee, while a coarser ground requires more. In fact, this inconsistency leads some coffee aficionados to recommend weighing coffee instead of using a measuring spoon.