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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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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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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
When it's too hard to decide on your seasonings, choose everything! 🙌 

Everything Soft Pretzel Knots 🥨 

All the flavor of everything bagels twisted into pretzel knots. 

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

Recipe by @heartofabaker

#pretzel #softpretzel #everythingseasoning #everythingbagel #pretzeltwist #pretzelknot #bakingrecipes #bakinginspo #fallbaking #instabread #redstaryeast #lesaffre
🍂🍎 Welcome the flavors and smells of fall into your home with our 10 most-treasured apple baking recipes. Find your next go-to apple recipe, from breakfast to dessert. 🍂🍎
A recipe you do knot want to miss! 🙅 

Whole Wheat Apple Cinnamon Knots 🍏 

A wholesome twist on a fall classic. 🔀 
🔹 1/2 cup apple cider
🔹 1/2 cup water
🔹 1 (0.25oz) package (7g) or 2 1/4 teaspoons Platinum Yeast
🔹 1 tablespoon brown sugar
🔹 1/8 cup melted butter or coconut oil
🔹 3 to 3 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
🔹 1 tablespoon vital wheat gluten
🔹 1/2 teaspoon table salt
🔹 1/2 cup chopped apple
♦ 3-4 tablespoons melted butter
♦ 2 tablespoons ground cinnamon
♦ 1/2 cup brown sugar
🔹 Vanilla Greek yogurt
You can find the #recipe with the link in our profile @redstaryeast

Recipe by @theyoopergirl

#apple #fallbaking #cinnamonknots #sweetbread #applecinnamon #bakingrecipes #applepicking #instabread #bakersofinstagram #fallrecipes #redstaryeast #lesaffre
The perfect recipe for hard-core apple lovers. 😉 🍎 

Apple Pecan Sweet Rolls 🔥 

A sweet dough filled with apples and pecans, covered in a mouth-watering glaze. 🤤 
1 package Red Star Active Dry Yeast
1/2 cup warm water 
1/2 cup milk
3 tablespoons butter
1 large egg
1 teaspoon table salt
1/4 cup granulated sugar
3 1/2 cups bread flour
2 medium apples (peeled, cored and diced)
1/4 cup butter, divided
1/2 cup granulated sugar
2 tablespoons ground cinnamon
1/2 cup pecans
2 cups powdered sugar
5 tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Pinch of table salt

Check out the #recipe with the link in our profile ➡️ @redstaryeast
#apple #applepickingseason #fallbaking #bakingseason #sweetrolls #sweetdough #applepecan #baking #instabread #sweetbread #recipeideas #redstaryeast #lesaffre
Apple x Cranberry = one INCREDIBLE loaf! 😍 

This Apple Cranberry Bread is packed with chopped apples, cranberries, and pecans to guarantee every bite is just as good as the last. 

🍎 3 – 3 1/2 cups bread flour
🍏 1 package of Active Dry Yeast
🍎 1/2 cup rolled oats
🍏 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons brown sugar (divided)
🍎 3/4 teaspoons salt
🍏 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
🍎 1/2 teaspoon ground mace
🍏 3/4 cup milk
🍎 1/4 cup water
🍏 2 tablespoons butter
🍎 1 large egg
🍏 1 cup peeled and chopped apples (about 1 medium apple)
🍎 1 cup fresh cranberries, chopped
🍏 1/2 cup pecans, chopped

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

Recipe by @completelydelicious

#apple #cranberry #fallbaking #bakingseason #fallflavors #applepicking #bakingrecipes #instabread #bakersofinstagram #redstaryeast #lesaffre