Convert Grams of Salt to Cups

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

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1 g = 0.003661 c

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How to Convert Grams to Cups

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

To convert a measurement in grams to a measurement in cups, multiply the amount of salt by the following conversion ratio: 0.003661 cups/gram.

Since one gram of salt is equal to 0.003661 cups, you can use this simple formula to convert:

cups = grams × 0.003661

The amount of salt in cups is equal to the amount of salt in grams multiplied by 0.003661.

For example, here's how to convert 500 grams to cups using the formula above.
cups = (500 g × 0.003661) = 1.830697 c

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

What Is a Gram?

One gram of salt is equal to about 0.176 teaspoons of salt. However, the weight of salt depends on its crystal size and density.

Professional chefs and bakers should always check the packaging for the density of salt they're using, as it can alter the outcome of a recipe.

Salt is a combination of sodium and chloride, and one gram contains about 388mg of sodium. The American Heart Association recommends a daily sodium intake of less than 2,300mg, or 2.3 grams at a maximum, and ideally less than 1,500mg or 1.5 grams.[1]

The gram, or gramme, is an SI unit of weight in the metric system. Grams can be abbreviated as g; for example, 1 gram can be written as 1 g.

Learn more about grams.

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.

Gram to Cup Conversion Table

Table showing various gram measurements converted to cups.
Grams Cups
1 g 0.003661 c
2 g 0.007323 c
3 g 0.010984 c
4 g 0.014646 c
5 g 0.018307 c
6 g 0.021968 c
7 g 0.02563 c
8 g 0.029291 c
9 g 0.032953 c
10 g 0.036614 c
20 g 0.073228 c
30 g 0.109842 c
40 g 0.146456 c
50 g 0.18307 c
60 g 0.219684 c
70 g 0.256298 c
80 g 0.292912 c
90 g 0.329525 c
100 g 0.366139 c
200 g 0.732279 c
300 g 1.0984 c
400 g 1.4646 c
500 g 1.8307 c
600 g 2.1968 c
700 g 2.563 c
800 g 2.9291 c
900 g 3.2953 c
1,000 g 3.6614 c

References

  1. American Heart Association, How much sodium should I eat per day?, https://www.heart.org/en/healthy-living/healthy-eating/eat-smart/sodium/how-much-sodium-should-i-eat-per-day

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