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Platinum Moments
with Gesine Prado

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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Apple Cinnamon Streusel Pull-Apart Bread

Enjoy a delicious fall bread combining fresh apples, melted butter and a sweet cinnamon-sugar filling. All topped off with a crumbly streusel.

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Are you new to baking? Intimidated by baking with yeast? 😱 

This recipe is for YOU! 🥰

This No Knead Dutch Oven Bread is made up of flour, yeast, salt, and water. That's it! A fool-proof recipe, and it will have you wondering why you hadn't started baking with yeast sooner!

You can find the #recipe with the link in our profile 👉 @redstaryeast

Recipe by the amazing @girlversusdough

#nokneadbread #dutchoven #beginnerbaker #bakingwithyeast #newbaker #beginnerbaking #breadmaking #nokneadbreadrecipe #instabread #redstaryeast #lesaffre
Apple Honey Challah 🍏🍯 

Fluffy, sweet, and stuffed with your seasonal favorites. Use this challah for your next French Toast breakfast to really add some "rizz"! (As the kids say. 👴) 

Check out the #recipe with the link in our profile 👉 @redstaryeast 

Recipe by @wellplated

#challah #apple #honey #applesandhoney #fallbaking #applepicking #fallbakes #challahbakes #bakinginspo #bakingrecipes #instabread #redstaryeast #lesaffre
What's your favorite kind of apple? 🍎 

We aren't picky, as long as they're baked into scrumptious goodies!

This Apple Crisp Sweet Roll Coffee Cake is just that. The ultimate breakfast fusion of an apple crisp, sweet rolls, and streusel topping. 

You can find this #recipe with the link in our profile <<<@redstaryeast>>>

This recipe was created by @barbarabakes

#applecrisp #sweetroll #applestreusel #breakfastbake #brunch #brunchtime #breakfastmenu #bakingrecipes #instabread #fallbaking #applepicking #redstaryeast #lesaffre
There MUST be a study out there that says starting your day off with some warm homemade bread is good for your health. There's no feeling like it, it's simply too good. ❤️ 🥰

Step up your breakfast game with this No Knead Oatmeal Casserole Bread! A rustic loaf with a hint of sweetness and topped with rolled oats. And it's all ready to go in 5 easy steps!

1 package of Red Star Active Dry Yeast
2 3/4 cups bread flour, divided
1/2 cup rolled oats (quick or regular)
1 1/2 teaspoons table salt
1 cup warm water (120-130°F)
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
3 tablespoons molasses (light)
1 large egg (room temperature)
Egg wash: 1 egg white mixed with 1 teaspoon water (optional)
Oats for topping (optional)

View the full #recipe with the link in our profile @redstaryeast

#oatmealbread #heartybread #healthybread #breakfastbread #rusticbread #instabread #bakersofig #bakingrecipes #redstaryeast #lesaffre
🎶 September made me cower, with every pretzel I'd devour. 🥨 
Water, yeast, sugar, and don't forget the flour...
So hi, hi, you taste just like apple pie 🍏 ... 🎵 

Salted Caramel Apple Soft Pretzels have us singin' "This is a recipe you need to try!"

With a gooey cinnamon filling, warm apples, and a buttery cinnamon sugar crumble, every bite will make you remember how baking makes you smile. 😄 

Check out the #recipe with the link in our profile ➡️ @redstaryeast

Recipe created by @layersofhappinessblog

#softpretzels #softpretzel #applepie #americanpie #caramelapple #candyapple #pretzel #pretzels #bakinginspo #instabread #bakersofig #redstaryeast #lesaffre
If you're making apple cider this fall, save some for this stunning loaf! 🔥 🍞 

 🍏 Bulgur Wheat Apple Cider Walnut Bread 🍎 

🍂 3/8 cup Bulgur wheat
🍂 1/2 cup boiling apple cider
🍂 1 1/4 cups cold apple cider
🍂 1 package of Platinum Yeast
🍂 2 tablespoons brown sugar
🍂 1 cup plus 1 tablespoon coarse whole wheat flour
🍂 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
🍂 2 teaspoons table salt
🍂 1/2 cup canola oil
🍂 1 1/2 cups walnuts (chopped)

Check out the #recipe with the link in our profile @redstaryeast

Recipe by @bakerpeabody

#applecider #apples #applebread #applepicking #fallbaking #walnutbread #wheatbread #instabread #bakersofig #baking #bakinginspo #redstaryeast #lesaffre
We have been long-standing partners with the incredible @sallysbakeblog for over a decade. 

“Platinum is like a miracle-working little packet of yeast.”

 She has created lots of amazing recipes for us, and our Platinum Yeast has brought those recipes to life! (literally) 🤪 

Try it for yourself! Use the promo code SALLY20 to receive 20% off Platinum Yeast bundles. Act fast! Offer ends 10/31/2023. 

Visit the link in our profile to shop now!
Today marks the start of Rosh Hashanah or the Jewish New Year! 🎉 

Round challah is sometimes served to symbolize the cycle of the year, and apples are dipped in honey to symbolize a sweet new year. 🍏 🍯

This Apple Cinnamon Pretzel Challah is a perfect seasonal treat! 🥨

⭐ DOUGH ⭐ 
4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon table salt
1 package of Platinum Yeast
1/3 cup honey
1/2 tablespoon vanilla extract
3 large eggs
2 large egg yolks
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
1/2 cup warm water (120-130°F)
8 ounces dried apples
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon allspice
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1/3 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup water
2 tablespoons baking soda
1/4 teaspoon sea salt (any coarse salt will work for this)
⭐ GLAZE ⭐ 
3 tablespoons powdered sugar
1 teaspoon apple juice

Check out this #recipe with the link in our profile ➡️ @redstaryeast

Recipe by @cupcakeproject

#roshhashanah #challah #challahbread #challahback #challahbake #apple #applepicking #jewishnewyear #baking #fallbaking #challahdays #bakingrecipes #redstaryeast #lesaffre
This one's a mouthful!

Maple Vanilla Cream Stuffed Chai Doughnuts 🍩 🍁 

Try saying that three times fast while you're scarfing these down. 😂 

Chai adds a touch of spice to these incredible stuffed doughnuts that simply must be added to your brunch menu. 🍴 

Check out the #recipe with the link in our profile @redstaryeast

Recipe by @girlversusdough

#maple #donuts #vanillachai #donutlover #donutshop #vanilla #chai #stuffeddonuts #baking #bakingrecipes #recipeinspo #redstaryeast #lesaffre