Convert Cups of Salt to Pinches

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

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1 c = 768 pinches
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How to Convert Cups to Pinches

To convert a cup measurement to a pinch measurement, multiply the salt volume by the conversion ratio. One cup of salt is equal to 768 pinches, so use this simple formula to convert:

pinches = cups × 768

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

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

Cups and pinches are both units used to measure salt volume. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

Cups

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

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.

Pinches

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

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