Convert Pinches to Cups

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

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1 pinch = 0.001302 c
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How to Convert Pinches to Cups

To convert a pinch measurement to a cup measurement, multiply the salt volume by the conversion ratio. One pinch is equal to 0.001302 cups, so use this simple formula to convert:

cups = pinches × 0.001302

The salt volume in cups is equal to the pinches multiplied by 0.001302.

For example, here's how to convert 5 pinches to cups using the formula above.
5 pinches = (5 × 0.001302) = 0.00651 c

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

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.

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.

Pinch Measurements and Equivalent Cup Conversions

Common pinch values converted to the equivalent cup value
Pinches Cups
1 0.001302 c
2 0.002604 c
3 0.003906 c
4 0.005208 c
5 0.00651 c
6 0.007813 c
7 0.009115 c
8 0.010417 c
9 0.011719 c
10 0.013021 c
11 0.014323 c
12 0.015625 c
13 0.016927 c
14 0.018229 c
15 0.019531 c
16 0.020833 c
17 0.022135 c
18 0.023438 c
19 0.02474 c
20 0.026042 c
21 0.027344 c
22 0.028646 c
23 0.029948 c
24 0.03125 c
25 0.032552 c
26 0.033854 c
27 0.035156 c
28 0.036458 c
29 0.03776 c
30 0.039063 c
31 0.040365 c
32 0.041667 c
33 0.042969 c
34 0.044271 c
35 0.045573 c
36 0.046875 c
37 0.048177 c
38 0.049479 c
39 0.050781 c
40 0.052083 c

More Pinch Salt Volume Conversions

Convert to Smidgens
1 pinch is equal to 2 smidgens
Convert to Dashes
1 pinch is equal to 0.5 dashes
Convert to Teaspoons
1 pinch is equal to 0.0625 teaspoons
Convert to Tablespoons
1 pinch is equal to 0.020833 tablespoons
Convert to Grams
1 pinch is equal to 0.355625 grams