Convert Smidgens of Salt to Cups

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

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1 smidgen = 0.000651 c

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How to Convert Smidgens to Cups

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

To convert a measurement in smidgens to a measurement in cups, divide 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:

cups = smidgens ÷ 1,536

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

For example, here's how to convert 5,000 smidgens to cups using the formula above.
cups = (5,000 smidgens ÷ 1,536) = 3.255208 c

Smidgens 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 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.

Learn more about smidgens.

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.

Smidgen to Cup Conversion Table

Table showing various smidgen measurements converted to cups.
Smidgens Cups
1 0.000651 c
2 0.001302 c
3 0.001953 c
4 0.002604 c
5 0.003255 c
6 0.003906 c
7 0.004557 c
8 0.005208 c
9 0.005859 c
10 0.00651 c
20 0.013021 c
30 0.019531 c
40 0.026042 c
50 0.032552 c
60 0.039063 c
70 0.045573 c
80 0.052083 c
90 0.058594 c
100 0.065104 c
200 0.130208 c
300 0.195313 c
400 0.260417 c
500 0.325521 c
600 0.390625 c
700 0.455729 c
800 0.520833 c
900 0.585938 c
1,000 0.651042 c
2,000 1.3021 c
3,000 1.9531 c
4,000 2.6042 c
5,000 3.2552 c
6,000 3.9063 c
7,000 4.5573 c
8,000 5.2083 c
9,000 5.8594 c
10,000 6.5104 c

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