Compressed Yeast Substitue??????

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  1. cakerookie

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    I have a recipe calling for compressed yeast 1 ounce. All I have is Dry active and Quick Rise.Can I sub one of these for it?:confused:
     
  2. erik

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    You can use half the amount of active dry yeast for fresh
     
  3. kylew

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    1 ounce of compressed yeast = 1.5 envelopes of active dry. That's about .37 ounces or about 3 1/3 teaspoons. If you to use instant (Quick/Rapid) you can us about 75% of the active dry amount.
     
  4. cakerookie

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    Thanks guys thats what I was looking for.