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 »

Cake yeast is slightly moist, compressed fresh yeast. Because it doesn’t have a very long shelf-life, most grocery stores only carry active or instant dry yeast. More » Food Food Facts Dry Ingredients

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 » Food Cooking Substitutions

Leeks, shallots, chives, ramps and green onions are substitutes for scallions. Scallions are members of the onion family with small white bulbs and tall, narrow green leaves. When the bulbs of a scallion grow to more tha... More »

Pungent, semi-hard cheeses, such as blue cheese, Gorgonzola and Stilton, are substitutes for Roquefort cheese, according to Gourmet Sleuth. Roquefort is a strongly pungent cheese made from ewe's milk gathered from select... More »

Gums from plants other than Acacia senegel (the source of gum arabic) such as gum ghatti from Anogeissus latifolia and karroo gum from Acacia karroo are used as substitutes for gum arabic. Exudate gums from Feronia limon... More »

Good substitutes for vegetable oil include applesauce, fruit puree, lard, vegetable shortening, melted margarine and melted butter. Certain vegetable oil substitutes work well in baked goods, while others are better suit... More »