Convert Pinches of Salt to Cups

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


Result in Cups:

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1 pinch = 0.001302 c

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How to Convert Pinches to Cups

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

To convert a measurement in pinches to a measurement in cups, divide the amount of salt by the following conversion ratio: 768 pinches/cup.

Since one cup of salt is equal to 768 pinches, you can use this simple formula to convert:

cups = pinches ÷ 768

The amount of salt in cups is equal to the amount of salt in pinches divided by 768.

For example, here's how to convert 500 pinches to cups using the formula above.
cups = (500 pinches ÷ 768) = 0.651042 c

Pinches 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 Pinch?

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.

Learn more about pinches.

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.

Pinch to Cup Conversion Table

Table showing various pinch measurements converted to cups.
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
20 0.026042 c
30 0.039063 c
40 0.052083 c
50 0.065104 c
60 0.078125 c
70 0.091146 c
80 0.104167 c
90 0.117188 c
100 0.130208 c
200 0.260417 c
300 0.390625 c
400 0.520833 c
500 0.651042 c
600 0.78125 c
700 0.911458 c
800 1.0417 c
900 1.1719 c
1,000 1.3021 c

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