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Platinum Instant Sourdough — Yeast + Sourdough Culture — is a unique, convenient all-in-one-packet solution combining our Platinum yeast with a real, dried sourdough starter.
Platinum Instant Sourdough adds real sourdough flavor to ANY yeast recipe that calls for one (0.25oz) packet or 2¼ teaspoons of dry yeast (active or instant). No need to maintain a sourdough starter!
It truly is real sourdough made easy!
Contains: Rye and Wheat
0.63oz (18g) packets
This product is produced in a facility where products containing soybean, wheat, barley, oat and milk derivatives are produced. Proper procedures are followed to avoid cross-contamination.
See our Guide to baking with yeast for more information on all bread-making steps.
Platinum Instant Sourdough adds a real sourdough culture – and real sourdough flavor – to your favorite yeast bread recipes that call for one (0.25 oz) packet or 2¼ teaspoons of dry (active or instant) yeast.
When used in place of a standard (0.25oz / 7g) packet of yeast in any of your favorite yeast recipes, Platinum Instant Sourdough adds sourdough flavor to the final baked good.
Simply substitute one full packet of Platinum Instant Sourdough for one 0.25 oz. packet of any dry yeast in any yeast bread recipe.
Follow the recipe instructions or blend Platinum Instant Sourdough with dry ingredients. Add very warm liquid – make sure it’s not too hot to touch. Suggested temperature range: 120° – 130°F.
One packet of Platinum Instant Sourdough will raise up to 4 cups (about 1 pound) of flour.
Since the packet contains a blend of yeast and sourdough starter, only full packets of Platinum Instant Sourdough should be used in recipes.
Platinum Instant Sourdough is NOT intended to be used in place of a sourdough starter in a traditional sourdough recipe that calls for a sourdough starter. Use it to replace active dry or instant yeast in a recipe.
Be good to your yeast, and it will perform well in your bread! Don’t forget that yeast is a living organism, and its freshness and shelf life are dependent on how the yeast is stored. Dry yeast will lose its leavening power if exposed to air, moisture or heat, even when it is still in a sealed jar or package. Learning the correct way to store your yeast will keep it fresher longer.
SHELF LIFE INFORMATION
For best results, use the yeast prior to the best if used by date stamped on the package. This date is 1 year from the date the yeast was packaged.
The packets are flushed with nitrogen at the time of packaging to remove oxygen.
Reading Expiration Dates and Lot Codes
0.25oz Packet Example (U.S): Dec 2021 0364 18:20
Best if Used by Date is December 2021. Manufacturing Lot Code is 0364 18:20
Platinum Instant Sourdough is a living organism and must be handled properly to ensure optimum performance. Never expose yeast to high temperatures during storage or use.
Store this product at a comfortable room temperature, away from heat sources, or it may be stored in the refrigerator or freezer.
If you are unsure about the activity of your yeast, test it using our Yeast Activity Test.
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0.63oz (18g) packet
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1/4 oz (7g) x 3 packet strip
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