If you cut a bread recipe in half, do you also cut the yeast in half or use the whole packet?

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pierino January 19, 2011
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RobertaJ January 19, 2011
Absolutely halve the yeast along with the rest of the ingredients. I do this routinely, since I'm usually baking for one.
 
Blissful B. January 18, 2011
Thanks!
 
hardlikearmour January 18, 2011
Yes. Use only 1 & 1/8 tsp if the original recipe calls for 1 packet.
 
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