How to Prep Yeast

Yeast gives lift and chewiness to bread. If it isn't proofed properly, the bread will be heavy and dense.

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How to Prep Yeast Recipe
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Measure the yeast.

Measure the yeast.

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Warm 1/4 cup of water. It cannot be too hot or the yeast will die. Too cold and it won't revive. Water should be warm to the touch, 100-110 degrees

Warm 1/4 cup of water. It cannot be too hot or the yeast will die. Too cold and it won't revive. Water should be warm to the touch, 100-110 degrees

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Add honey or sugar, this feeds the yeast.  Do not add salt. Salt is mixed with the flour and not dissolved with the yeast. If the combined liquid cools, warm it up before adding the yeast.

Add honey or sugar, this feeds the yeast. Do not add salt. Salt is mixed with the flour and not dissolved with the yeast. If the combined liquid cools, warm it up before adding the yeast.

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Sprinkle yeast over liquid. Stir to mix.   Leave for 5 minutes in a warm area, or place the  container with the yeast in some warm water, or in a slightly warm oven. Note: keep temp between 100-110.

Sprinkle yeast over liquid. Stir to mix. Leave for 5 minutes in a warm area, or place the container with the yeast in some warm water, or in a slightly warm oven. Note: keep temp between 100-110.

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Yeast is now active & ready to be added to flour and other ingredients.  If it doesn't foam and increase, discard and use another packet. Thanks for viewing. For awesome napkins, http://goo.gl/wRi61C

Yeast is now active & ready to be added to flour and other ingredients. If it doesn't foam and increase, discard and use another packet. Thanks for viewing. For awesome napkins, goo.gl/wRi61C

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