Convert Cups of Salt to Dashes

Enter the amount of salt in cups below to get the value converted to dashes.

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1 c = 384 dashes

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How to Convert Cups to Dashes

Professional chefs, bakers, and even home cooks will eventually need to know how to convert salt from cups to dashes for any variety of recipes.

To convert a measurement in cups to a measurement in dashes, multiply the amount of salt by the following conversion ratio: 384 dashes/cup.

Since one cup of salt is equal to 384 dashes, you can use this simple formula to convert:

dashes = cups × 384

The amount of salt in dashes is equal to the amount of salt in cups multiplied by 384.

For example, here's how to convert 5 cups to dashes using the formula above.
dashes = (5 c × 384) = 1,920 dashes

How Many Dashes Are in a Cup of Salt?

There are 384 dashes in a cup of salt, which is why we use this value in the formula above.

1 c = 384 dashes

Cups and dashes are both units used to measure the amount of salt. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

What Is a Cup?

A cup of salt is equal to 16 tablespoons of salt.

The cup is a US customary unit of volume. Cups can be abbreviated as c, and are also sometimes abbreviated as C. For example, 1 cup can be written as 1 c or 1 C.

Learn more about cups.

What Is a Dash?

A dash is a small cooking unit that is usually used to measure seasonings and spices, including salt. One dash is vague measurement that is roughly equal to 1/8 of a teaspoon or 2 pinches.

Learn more about dashes.

Cup to Dash Conversion Table

Table showing various cup measurements converted to dashes.
Cups Dashes
1 c 384
2 c 768
3 c 1,152
4 c 1,536
5 c 1,920
6 c 2,304
7 c 2,688
8 c 3,072
9 c 3,456
10 c 3,840
11 c 4,224
12 c 4,608
13 c 4,992
14 c 5,376
15 c 5,760
16 c 6,144
17 c 6,528
18 c 6,912
19 c 7,296
20 c 7,680
21 c 8,064
22 c 8,448
23 c 8,832
24 c 9,216
25 c 9,600
26 c 9,984
27 c 10,368
28 c 10,752
29 c 11,136
30 c 11,520
31 c 11,904
32 c 12,288
33 c 12,672
34 c 13,056
35 c 13,440
36 c 13,824
37 c 14,208
38 c 14,592
39 c 14,976
40 c 15,360

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