Convert Cups of Salt to Smidgens

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

Result in Smidgens:

1 c = 1,536 smidgens

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How to Convert Cups to Smidgens

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

To convert a measurement in cups to a measurement in smidgens, multiply the amount of salt by the following conversion ratio: 1,536 smidgens/cup.

Since one cup of salt is equal to 1,536 smidgens, you can use this simple formula to convert:

smidgens = cups × 1,536

The amount of salt in smidgens is equal to the amount of salt in cups multiplied by 1,536.

For example, here's how to convert 5 cups to smidgens using the formula above.
smidgens = (5 c × 1,536) = 7,680 smidgens

How Many Smidgens Are in a Cup of Salt?

There are 1,536 smidgens in a cup of salt, which is why we use this value in the formula above.

1 c = 1,536 smidgens

Cups and smidgens 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 Smidgen?

A smidgen is a very small unit used in cooking, most often used to measure salt and seasonings. One smidgen is equal to 1/2 of a pinch, which is the amount of seasoning that you can "pinch" between your thumb and finger. Although the smidgen is considered a rough measurement, it is generally accepted to be equal to 1/32 of a teaspoon.

Cup to Smidgen Conversion Table

Table showing various cup measurements converted to smidgens.
Cups Smidgens
0.001 c 1.536
0.002 c 3.072
0.003 c 4.608
0.004 c 6.144
0.005 c 7.68
0.006 c 9.216
0.007 c 10.75
0.008 c 12.29
0.009 c 13.82
0.01 c 15.36
0.02 c 30.72
0.03 c 46.08
0.04 c 61.44
0.05 c 76.8
0.06 c 92.16
0.07 c 107.52
0.08 c 122.88
0.09 c 138.24
0.1 c 153.6
0.2 c 307.2
0.3 c 460.8
0.4 c 614.4
0.5 c 768
0.6 c 921.6
0.7 c 1,075
0.8 c 1,229
0.9 c 1,382
1 c 1,536