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Saf-Instant Dry Baker's Yeast
4.8|21 ratings

Key Information

Instant Yeast, also known as “fast-rising” or “fast-acting” dry yeast, can quicken the rising time in traditional baking. All dry yeast types are suitable for recipes using traditional and bread machine baking methods.

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  • How to activate dry yeast:
  • • Rehydrate the yeast in warm water with sugar first
  • • Blending the yeast with the dry ingredients prior to adding warm liquidsMethods to activate yeast in liquids before using:
  • • Dissolve 1 teaspoon of sugar in ½ cup warm water
  • • Add yeast (amount depends on your recipe) to the sugar solution
  • • Stir in yeast until completely dissolved
  • • Let mixture stand until yeast begins to foam vigorously (5 – 10 minutes)
  • • Add mixture to remaining ingredients
  • Note: Decrease the total liquids in your recipe by ½ cup to adjust for the liquid used to dissolve the yeast


Store in a cool, dry place


Natural Yeast (Saccharomyces Cerevisiae), Emulsifier E491