Yeast causes bread dough to rise and strengthens it. Yeast cells reproduce when exposed to the correct combination of flour, temperature and moisture, causing bread to rise. Combining water, flour and yeast converts the ... More »

To substitute dry yeast in a recipe that uses cake yeast, use one package or 2 1/4 teaspoons of active dry yeast for every 0.6-ounce part of cake yeast. Cake yeast, also known as fresh yeast or compressed yeast, usually ... More »

There are no substitutes for yeast in bread that can produce the same fluffy, risen texture that yeast yields. However, baking soda is occasionally used as leavening in breads that do not require much rising, and it is a... More »

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