Red Star Active Dry Yeast Description
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For Traditional Baking and Bread Machines
Red Star® Active Dry Yeast is cake yeast in a semi-formant state.
The drying process in its manufacture moisture content, giving it a longer shelf life than cake yeast while retaining optimum activity. When activated, it provides ultimate baking activity in all yeast dough - low sugar to highly sweetened breads. Red Star Active Dry Yeast is designed for yeast-leavened bread and dough. The finished product will have the particular flavor, texture and consistency associated with a yeast-leavened product.
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0 Calories - 0 Fat - 0 Sodium
Approximately 2¼ tsp. equal one ¼ oz packet yeast. Use a thermometer to determine liquid temperatures:
Traditional Method: Dissolve 1 package of yeast in ¼ cup of warm tap water (110° - 115°F). Add ½ tsp. of sugar. Wait 5-10 minutes for mixture to foam (proof).
Mixed Method: Blend yeast with flour and other dry ingredients.
Warm liquids to 120° - 130°F.
Bread Machine: Use liquids at 80°F.
Please refrigerate or freeze after opening. Use within 4 months after opening.
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