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Old 30-12-2003, 06:34 PM
Adrian Tupper
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Default Yeast for breadmaker

(Matthew) wrote in

Ocado (Waitrose) sell Dove Farm Quick Yeast (125grams) for 89p, which
I guess will be better.

This is what I use and it does the job just fine. For a 2lb loaf I use
2tsp of this yeast. A 2lb loaf uses 4 cups of flour, weighing something
like 550g.

Your recipe with 1/2 tsp per 450g doesn't sound like enough. Use
about 1 3/4 for this amount of flour. The sachet looks closer. I
would use about 2/3 of a sachet for 450g.