Allinsons Dried Active Yeast

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Allinsons Dried Active Yeast

Allinson Traditional Dried Active Yeast is compressed yeast from which the moisture has been removed. It needs to be reactivated with water before use and is recommended for traditional hand baking and not for use in bread making machines.

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How to reactivate Allinson's Dried Active Yeast for use in a Breadmaker machine


  • Dissolve the sugar in warm water
  • Sprinkle in the dried active yeast and whisk thoroughly.
  • Leave in a warm place until the surface is covered in froth. This usually takes 15 minutes.
  • Whisk again and use immediately.
  • Liquid used to activate should not be used in addition to the amount of liquid in the recipe.

See also

Allinson Easy Bake Yeast - this is suitable for use in a breadmaking machine.

Cookipedia Chef's notes

We have over the years had baking failures with that can definitely be put down to the yeast, however we have reduced the failures to a minimum by always storing opened yeast in the refrigerator.

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