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Yeast. I have packets in the cabinet. How do I know it's active.

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asked by katherine_ellington over 3 years ago
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Amanda Hesser

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added over 3 years ago

Put 1/2 teaspoon of it in a bowl and cover with 2 tablespoons room temperature water. If the yeast dissolves and becomes foamy/fluffy, it's active.

added over 3 years ago

Need to add sugar, too.


Cynthia is a trusted source on Bread/Baking.

added over 3 years ago

It's a good idea to check the expiration date first.