# Convert Cups of Salt to Pinches

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

## Result in Pinches:

1 c = 768 pinches

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## How to Convert Cups to Pinches

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

To convert a measurement in cups to a measurement in pinches, multiply the amount of salt by the following conversion ratio: 768 pinches/cup.

Since one cup of salt is equal to 768 pinches, you can use this simple formula to convert:

pinches = cups × 768

The amount of salt in pinches is equal to the amount of salt in cups multiplied by 768.

For example, here's how to convert 5 cups to pinches using the formula above.
pinches = (5 c × 768) = 3,840 pinches

### How Many Pinches Are in a Cup of Salt?

There are 768 pinches in a cup of salt, which is why we use this value in the formula above.

1 c = 768 pinches

Cups and pinches 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.

## What Is a Pinch?

A pinch is a small unit used in cooking, typically used to measure salt and other spices when seasoning. One pinch is equal to the amount of seasoning that can be taken between your thumb and finger, or 1/2 of a dash. The pinch is a rough measurement, but is commonly considered to be equal to 1/16 of a teaspoon.

## Cup to Pinch Conversion Table

Table showing various cup measurements converted to pinches.
Cups Pinches
1 c 768
2 c 1,536
3 c 2,304
4 c 3,072
5 c 3,840
6 c 4,608
7 c 5,376
8 c 6,144
9 c 6,912
10 c 7,680
11 c 8,448
12 c 9,216
13 c 9,984
14 c 10,752
15 c 11,520
16 c 12,288
17 c 13,056
18 c 13,824
19 c 14,592
20 c 15,360
21 c 16,128
22 c 16,896
23 c 17,664
24 c 18,432
25 c 19,200
26 c 19,968
27 c 20,736
28 c 21,504
29 c 22,272
30 c 23,040
31 c 23,808
32 c 24,576
33 c 25,344
34 c 26,112
35 c 26,880
36 c 27,648
37 c 28,416
38 c 29,184
39 c 29,952
40 c 30,720