[Sca-cooks] rich yeasted cake

Antonia Calvo ladyadele at paradise.net.nz
Wed Apr 1 11:35:31 PDT 2009

Johnna Holloway wrote:
> That should work. Yeast depends on the packet.
> From the Red Star website
> A 1/4 -ounce packet of active dry yeast contains approximately 2-1/2 
> teaspoons; the measurement will not be exact as yeast is packaged 
> according to weight rather than volume. A packet of yeast is 
> sufficient to raise 4 cups, approximately 1-pound, of flour.

Ooh, heck, I use one packet of yeast for a *lot* more than 4 cups of 

Antonia di Benedetto Calvo

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