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Whatever you’re baking – from breads and bagels to sweet rolls and pizza – our goal is your home-baked success. So come and explore to find hundreds of no-fail recipes, expert baking tips, and everything you need to know about yeast. We are your one-stop yeast and yeast baking information source!


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Platinum Moments
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Our new Platinum Moments recipe is perfect for beginner bread bakers: Simple White Bread for Beginners. This delicious homemade bread recipe has only 5 ingredients, and Gesine guides you through the entire bread-making process from start to finish. With only a little hands-on time for kneading and shaping, your kitchen will be filled with the aroma of freshly baked bread in no time. Bake along with us and create your own Platinum Moments!

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Zeppole (Italian Christmas Doughnuts)

These Italian fried doughnuts combine orange juice and lemon zest for a citrusy zing. Perfect for the Christmas holiday season with no-knead dough and powdered sugar for a sweet finish.

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Does anyone else associate cinnamon/sweet rolls with Christmas? As a kid, my mother would get up every Christmas morning at 4 a.m. (bless her heart) to bake them for us every year. 🎄

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Soft, tender, and covered in savory white chocolate cream cheese. ♥
2 cups whole milk
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup canola oil
1 package (7g)of Red Star Quick Rise Yeast
4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour (plus more for rolling)
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup cranberry sauce (homemade or canned whole berry)
2 teaspoons orange zest
2 tablespoons unsalted butter (melted)
1/4 cup brown sugar
6 ounces cream cheese (softened)
3/4 cup powdered sugar (sifted)
1/2 cup white chocolate chips (melted and cooled)
1/2 teaspoon vanilla bean paste
1 teaspoon orange zest
1 tablespoon orange juice
Recipe by @onesweetmess
#sweetrolls #cranberryorange #whitechocolate #yeastdough #creamcheesefrosting #breakfastrecipes #holidaybaking #holidayseason #breadbaking #instabread #redstaryeast #lesaffre
𝔹𝕣𝕚𝕠𝕔𝕙𝕖 𝕄𝕠𝕟𝕜𝕖𝕪 𝔹𝕣𝕖𝕒𝕕
This gorgeous bake takes a rich brioche dough and turns it into a delectable treat. 5 out of 5 monkeys agree they can't keep their paws off it! 🐒 #Recipe in bio @redstaryeast

1 package (7g) of Platinum Yeast
1/2 cup whole milk (at room temperature)
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup bread flour
3 cups bread flour
1 1/4 teaspoons table salt
4 large eggs
1/2 pound (2 sticks) unsalted butter (softened, but still cool)
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 cup granulated sugar

Recipe by @bakerpeabody

#briochebread #briochedough #monkeybread #holidaybaking #holidaybakes #holidayrecipes #holidayseason #yeastdough #breadbaking #instabread #redstaryeast #lesaffre
Loaves, rolls, or bread bowls? 
Why not all three?! This Asiago Cheese Bread 🧀 recipe is a triple threat. 💥 Crispy crust, soft interior, and loaded up with cheesy Asiago flavor. 🙌 #Recipe in bio @redstaryeast

3 1/4 cups all-purpose flour, divided (See Note)
1 package (7g) of Platinum Yeast
1 1/2 teaspoons table salt
1 teaspoon granulated sugar
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 1/4 cups milk
2 tablespoons butter
1 1/2 cups shredded Asiago cheese (divided)
1 large egg, beaten (for egg wash)

Recipe by @tastesoflizzyt

#asiago #cheesebread #asiagocheese #breadrolls #breadbowl #yeastdough #breadbaking #breadmaking #holidayrecipes #dinnerrolls #instabread #redstaryeast #lesaffre
Kicking off December with a bake that encapsulates every wintery flavor: cranberries, oranges, and cinnamon. ♥ 
𝒞𝓇𝒶𝓃𝒷𝑒𝓇𝓇𝓎 𝒪𝓇𝒶𝓃𝑔𝑒 𝒞𝒾𝓃𝓃𝒶𝓂𝑜𝓃 𝒮𝓌𝒾𝓇𝓁 𝐵𝓇𝑒𝒶𝒹
Soft, fluffy, healthy, festive...we could go on and on!
Recipe in bio 👉 @redstaryeast
2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cups white whole wheat flour
1 tablespoon vital wheat gluten
1 package (7g) of Platinum Yeast
1 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
2 tablespoons butter (melted and at room temperature)
1 large egg (slightly beaten)
1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons buttermilk
1/4 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
Zest of one orange
1 cup fresh cranberries
1 1/2 tablespoons unsalted butter (melted)
3/4 cup packed light brown sugar
1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
Recipe by @wellplated

#cranberry #orangespice #cinnamonsweet #swirlbread #breadmaking #holidaybaking #instabread #breadbaking #bakersofinstagram #redstaryeast #lesaffre
𝟚𝟘𝟚𝟛 𝔸𝕟𝕟𝕦𝕒𝕝 ℙ𝕚𝕖 𝔹𝕒𝕜𝕚𝕟𝕘 𝔼𝕧𝕖𝕟𝕥
Last week we had our annual tradition of making pies at our Milwaukee home office with employees and their families. It certainly was a magical time – Snow White even made the trip down from her enchanted forest for some baking fun with the kids!

#thanksgiving #piebaking #thankful #family #holidaytime #snowwhite #magical #elf #redstaryeast #lesaffre
French Toast 🤝 Bagels
➡The Perfect Brunch Recipe ⬅
Two staples of every brunch baked into one delicious, harmonious breakfast treat. 🥯🔥 Find the #recipe link in our profile >>> @redstaryeast
Recipe by @girlversusdough

#frenchtoast #bagels #bagel #bagellover #brunchmenu #breakfastrecipe #baking #recipeideas #redstaryeast #lesaffre
This Braided Sandwich Ring is perfect for the unsung hero of Thanksgiving - leftover turkey sandwiches the next day. 🍗🥪 Make sure those hundred-plus Tupperware containers in the fridge go to good use and fix up a massive Turkey-Cranberry-Mashed Potato sandwich ring that could feed an army. Check out the #recipe with the link in our profile >>> @redstaryeast

#thanksgiving #thankful #sandwich #leftoversandwich #turkeysandwich #sandwichring #bread #breadbaking #instabread #fallbaking #redstaryeast #lesaffre
Happy Turkey Day! 🦃

Thanksgiving can be a little chaotic - family members arrive in droves to the house you're still cleaning, there's a pot or pan on every burner, four dishes are warming in the oven and OH MY GOSH WE FORGOT DINNER ROLLS. 😱 This recipe is the perfect quick fix you need. With just 8 ingredients in about 90 minutes, you'll have light and fluffy Quick Buttermilk Yeast Rolls that will be gobbled up in 90 seconds. #Recipe link in profile >>> @redstaryeast
4 to 4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour (divided)
1 package (7g) of Platinum Yeast
3 tablespoons granulated sugar
1 teaspoon table salt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 1/4 cups buttermilk
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup shortening or butter
#thanksgiving #turkeyday #dinnerolls #dinnertable #thanksgivingspread #fallbaking #thanksgivingrecipes #family #thankful #redstaryeast #lesaffre