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The first decision you will need to make is whether are you going to cook homestyle or homemade baked beans, or will you just go to Costco, Sam’s Club, or BJ and purchase bulk baked beans that are already made.
If you do purchase baked beans from a can we will share some tricks later on so that you can make them taste better and go further.
How Do You Make Baked Beans for A Crowd?
What Is Considered a Single Serving of Baked Beans?
To determine how many baked beans to serve, think about serving size and how many other dishes or sides you are serving.
Most catering companies use 1/2 cup of baked beans per person as a single serving. This is before bacon, sausages, bread, or biscuits are added.
How Many Ounces Is 1 Cup of Baked Beans
One cup of baked beans will weigh in at 8 oz
How Many Ounces of Baked Beans Is A Serving For 1 Person
Four ounces is a serving for one person.
How To Calculate Exactly How Much Baked Beans To 10 to 100 Guests?
If you’ve ever tried to serve baked beans, you know how difficult it can be, just what quantity do you serve? So we have the answer below for a selected number of guests.
How Many Baked Beans For 10 People
For 10 people serve 1/2 cup per person making 5 cups in total or 40 oz of baked beans.
How Many Cans Of Baked Beans For 10 People
You will need 5 x 8oz cans of baked beans for 10 people
How Many Baked Beans For 15 People
For 15 people 7.5 cups are needed or 60 oz of baked beans.
How Many Cans Of Baked Beans For 15 People
You need 7.5 x 8oz cans or 3.75 16 oz cans of baked beans for 15 people
How Many Baked Beans For 20 People
For 20 people 10 cups are needed or 80 oz of baked beans.
How Many Cans Of Baked Beans For 20 People
You need 5 x 16 oz cans of baked beans for 20 people
How Many Baked Beans For 30 People
For 30 people 15 cups are needed or 120 oz of baked beans.
How Many Cans Of Baked Beans For 30 People
You need 7.5 x 16 oz cans of baked beans for 30 people
How Many Baked Beans For 50 People
For 50 people you need 200 oz of baked beans.
How Many Cans Of Baked Beans For 50 People
You need 12 x 16 oz cans of baked beans for 50 people. Another alternative is to use jumbo-sized cans of baked beans from Costco which are 55 oz. I would buy 4 x 55 oz cans of baked beans for 50 people.
How Many Baked Beans For 100 People
For 100 people you need to buy 8 x 55 oz cans of baked beans and serve 400 oz.
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Buying Canned Baked Beans or Dry Beans
Buying Canned Baked Beans or Making yourself from Dry Beans is a question folks often ask themselves. However, most opt to buy pre-made baked beans.
Where Can I Buy the Best Value Baked Beans for A Big Group?
Here are the best places to buy baked beans for a big group – Costco, Sam’s Club, and Walmart. Sometimes local supermarkets also have a heavy discount, and canned baked beans have a long shelf life so you can certainly buy ahead of those busy times like the holiday season. Lastly, you can also check online at Amazon.
How Can I Buy the Healthiest Baked Beans?
Check the nutrition labels before buying baked beans and choose healthier versions if possible with the least salt. Avoid extra additives like sausages or ham in cans, you are better to add your own when you are preparing them for a party.
Who Are Your Guests
Kids usually eat less baked beans than adults, so you can scale bake a little.
What Else Are You Serving
-Serving size depends on other food items served with the meal. Let’s say you are having them as a side dish with hashbrowns, bacon, or biscuits, again the serving amount can be dropped back by 10-20%.
How Many Servings Of Baked Beans Are in a Can
In an 8 oz can of baked Beans, there are 2 servings
In a 16 oz can of baked Beans, there are 4 servings
In a 55 oz can of baked Beans, there are 14 servings.