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SAF® Traditional Active Dry Yeast

SAF® Traditional Active Dry Yeast

SAF | Active Dry YeastStrip of three 1/4oz. (7g) packets

SAF® Traditional Active Dry Perfect Rise Yeast is cake yeast in a semi-dormant state. The drying process in its manufacture reduces moisture content, giving it a longer shelf life than cake yeast while retaining optimum activity. When activated, it provides ultimate baking activity in all yeast dough- low sugar to highly sweetened breads. SAF® Traditional Active Dry Perfect Rise Yeast is designed for yeast-leavened bread and dough. The finished product will have the particular flavor, texture and consistency associated with a yeast-leavened product.

SAF® Traditional Active Dry Perfect Rise Yeast is available in strips of three 1/4 -ounce (7g) packets. Three 1/4 -ounce (7g) packets are equal in activity to one 2-ounce cake of yeast. One 1/4 -ounce (7g) packet contains approximately 2-1/4 teaspoons; the measurement will not be exact as yeast is packaged according to weight rather than volume. One 1/4-ounce packet, or 2 1/4 tsp of yeast, is sufficient to raise 4 cups, approximately 1pound, of flour.

For traditional baking, SAF® Traditional Active Dry Perfect Rise Yeast may be hydrated in 110°-115°F liquids or mixed with other dry ingredients if liquids are warmed to 120° to 130°F.

To use SAF® Traditional Active Dry Perfect Rise Yeast in a bread machine, use 3/4 teaspoon of yeast for each cup of flour and have liquids at 80°F liquids. Active dry yeast is not recommended for one-hour or less bread machine cycles.

See our Yeast & Baking Lessons section for more information on Active Dry Yeast Usage, Conversion Table and Shelf Life & Storage.

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