Baker's Yeast

Baker's yeast is a leavening agent used in baking bread. Use of this leavening agent in bread-making results in a light and tasty bread. Without yeast, bread has a heavier texture, is less tasty and often called flatbreads.

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Ingredient Substitutions
Baker's Yeast

Can you substitute baker's yeast for brewer's yeast?

In alcoholic beverage's!


Storage of Dry Goods
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How do you store instant yeast?

in the freezer for max life (in an airproof container, like a ziplock bag), or in the fridge if you will use it in the next year.

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How does bakers yeast get energy to survive?

From glucose by anaerobic respiration which converts it to ethanol, carbon dioxide and 2 ATP.
Not quite. Yeast converts sugars into alcohol and carbon dioxide. This is called fermentation. Baker's yeast produces more CO2 and less alcohol. Brewer's yeast produces more alcohol and less CO2. When the concentration of alcohol gets high enough, the yeast is killed off and fermentation stops.

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How does yeast help us in food and drink?

In food it had a chemical reaction and causes it to rise i.e. bread. Yeast has a chemical reaction and rises over night then you bake it to be light and fluffy.

Cornflour and Cornstarch
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Does cornstarch contain yeast?

Cornstarch does not contain any amounts of yeast in it. The only ingredients in cornstarch is starch from corn; it contains nothing else.

Weight and Mass
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1.25 ounce of yeast how much is that in dry yeast?

it means 1 cup of yeast

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Do digestive biscuits have yeast in them?

Depends on the biscut.

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Why did Orgo use Yeast and Shoe Polish?

To rise and shine

Mycology or Fungi
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What temperature does yeast bloom at?

100 to 110 degrees, Rhonda,
Culinary Student

Alcoholic Beverages
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What is the definition of yeast?

The foam, or troth (top yeast), or the sediment (bottom yeast), of beer or other in fermentation, which contains the yeast plant or its spores, and under certain conditions produces fermentation in saccharine or farinaceous substances; a preparation used for raising dough for bread or cakes, and making it light and puffy; barm; ferment. Spume, or foam, of water. A form of fungus which grows as indvidual rounded cells, rather than in a mycelium, and reproduces by budding; esp. members of the orders Endomycetales and Moniliales. Some fungi may grow both as a yeast or as a mycelium, depending on the conditions of growth.

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What can you use expired yeast for?

It can be used in a septic tank, for bacteria.

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What is nutritional yeast?

Yeast is used in nutritional supplements is popular with vegans and the health conscious, it is often referred to as "nutritional yeast". It is a deactivated yeast, and is an excellent source of protein and vitamins, especially the B-complex vitamins, whose functions are related to metabolism as well as other minerals.

Beer and Brewing
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Does beer have yeast?

Yes, a wide range of bears contain yeast this mainly so they fizz.

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Is nutritional yeast different from other kinds of yeast?

nutritional yeast similar to brewer's yeast,is a nutritional supplement with vegans, excellent source of protein and vitamins low in fat and's has a nutty,cheesy,creamy flavor. Nutritional yeast is different from yeast extract which has a very strong flavor and comes in the form of dark brown paste Also, nutritional yeast, such as the brewer's yeast that you buy in health food stores, has been "de-activated". Therefore it can not be used in bread or wine making.

Beer and Brewing
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What is proprietary yeast?

Proprietary yeast is yeast that has been manufactured specifically for a brewery, or has been originated by the brewery itself.

A significant amount of flavor is produced directly from the yeast's fermentation activities, and having a strain of yeast unique to a brewery gives it the advantage of distinguishing its beers from competitors using similar formulas and yeast strains easily available to anyone.

An example of a proprietary yeast is by the Rogue Ales Brewery in Newport, Oregon. They brew a German Maibock style ale named Rogue Dead Guy Ale using their proprietary Pacman yeast.

Baker's Yeast

Can you save yeast dough?

Yeast dough that has not been allowed to rise can be placed in the refrigerator and used the next day, or frozen until you want to use it. Frozen dough must thaw before use. Dough must be allowed to rise before baking.

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Is yeast in vodka?

Yeast is used to ferment the grains, etc., and create the alcohol but there is no yeast in any spirits. The distillation process used to create vodka and other distilled spirits removes the alcohol and leaves the yeast and other unwanted products behind.

Alcoholic drinks that are not distilled, such as beer and ale, may still have yeast in them.

Mycology or Fungi
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How does yeast reproduce?

=Yeast reproduce by a form of asexual reproduction called budding.==Budding is a small cell that grows from the body of a large, well-fed cell.=

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What is the best temperature for yeast to work at its best?

The best temperature of yeast to respire is at 37 degrees.

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What are three leavening gases and how is each one produced?

The three leavening gases are Air, Steam, Carbon Dioxide. Air becomes incorporated in breads when you sift flour, beat eggs, cream fat and sugar together, and beat or kneed ingredients. Steam is produced when most breads are cooked. Hot cooking temperatures cause the liquids to boil and become steam. Liquids expand when the become steam. Carbon dioxide is produced by reactions between ingredients in bread, three ingredients that may be used to produce carbon dioxide are baking soda, baking powder, and yeast.

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How many teaspoons make up 7g of dried yeast?

Teaspoons measure volume; grams (g) measure weight. If you regularly bake, you should get a kitchen scale; your baking will be more consistent, as weight is more accurate than volume.

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What foods have yeast in them?

Mainly breads, buns, cakes, cookies, pizza, but you'll have to read your labels because there is yeast in many tinned or processed foods. I was on a yeast diet and it was tough to find things I could eat as far as bread products. I found a good bread called "Aileen's Bread", but now notice many bakery will carry no yeast breads and buns. It's cheaper than going to a health food store.

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Is brewers yeast the same as bakers yeast?

The two will both work in each others products, but breweries usually have a special strain of yeast that they use for their beer product.

Women's Health
Conditions and Diseases
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How do you cure chronic yeast infections?

See a doctor who'll make sure that the infection is really a yeast infection. It might actually be something else. Your doctor will be able to prescribe meds appropriate for you after asking you a few questions.


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