compressed yeast


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the moist living cells of Saccharomyces cerevisiae combined with a starchy or absorbent base.
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For recipe improvisers, you may want to keep this in mind: Active compressed yeast contains lots of water, so you need to use more of it--about twice as much by weight as you'd use of dry yeast to achieve the same results.
Fresh or compressed yeast usually comes in 1-pound (450-g) cakes shaped like a brick.
15g/1/2oz compressed yeast or 1 tablespoon dry yeast.
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