Organic Instant Yeast
Red Star Organic Instant Yeast
Red Star® Organic Instant Yeast is a baker’s dry yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) vacuum-packed in foil pouches. The product is produced using ingredients that are approved for use in USDA NOP Organic Certified (95% Organic) products. The production process and products are certified by QAI to NOP and US/ Canada Organic Equivalency.
Ingredients: Organic yeast, ascorbic acid
How to use Red Star® Organic Yeast
Simply substitute one packet of Red Star® Organic Instant Yeast for one 1/4 oz. packet of any dry yeast in any recipe.
BLEND yeast with dry ingredients. ADD very warm liquids (120- 130°F) – OR – DISSOLVE yeast and 1⁄2 tsp sugar in 1⁄4 cup warm liquids (110- 115°F). Avoid liquids that are too hot to touch.
One packet of Red Star® Organic Yeast will raise up to 4 cups (about 1 pound) of flour.
Like any baker's yeast, Red Star® Organic Yeast 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 or in the refrigerator or freezer.
- Leavening Agent for baked products
- Can be used in organic products
Organic Instant Yeast is recommended for various baked goods including:
- ”Organic Certified” Bagels
- English Muffins
- Flat Breads
- Hearth Breads
- Pan Breads
- Pizza Crusts