Convert Cups 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 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.


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.


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 Measurements and Equivalent Pinch Conversions

Common cup values converted to the equivalent pinch value
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

More Cup Salt Volume Conversions

Convert to Smidgens
1 c is equal to 1,536 smidgens
Convert to Dashes
1 c is equal to 384 dashes
Convert to Teaspoons
1 c is equal to 48 teaspoons
Convert to Tablespoons
1 c is equal to 16 tablespoons
Convert to Grams
1 c is equal to 273.12 grams

Unit of Measurement Conversion Made Easy!

There are thousands of units of measure in use across the globe, and converting from one to another can be very difficult since each conversion requires a different formula to derive the result. Our unit of measurement conversion tools are meant to be dead easy. We break the mold of the typical dry and complicated experience. In addition to converting from one measurement to another, we provide the formula so you can see how the conversion is done, use it on you’re own calculator if you need to!

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Understanding the Metric System

The metric system makes it relatively easy to convert from one metric unit to another metric unit. The metric system uses a base unit, think meters or grams, and a prefix such as kilo or milli. The prefixes differ from the base units by differing powers of 10. So to convert within the metric system it’s usually a matter of multiplying or dividing by one of the powers of 10.

Here is a list of some of the common metric prefixes:

  • “kilo” – 1,000x larger
  • “hecto” – 100x larger
  • “deca” – 10x larger
  • “deci” – 10x smaller
  • “centi” – 100x smaller
  • “milli” – 1,000x smaller

There is a helpful mnemonic for remembering the prefixes: “King Henry Died Until Drinking Chocolate Milk.”
The u in Until refers to the base unit.