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hophead71 Feb 5, 2010 11:37 AM

I am making a whole wheat pizza dough. It calls for one packet of active dry yeast.
My question is can I substitute instant bread machine yeast for the packet of active dry yeast?
Thanks

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    dwechow RE: hophead71 Feb 5, 2010 11:58 AM

    Well, I'm into making a lot of bread these days, and have a lot of stuff in my head that i have read - bottom line quick answer is yes. More acurate substitution would suggest you need less of the quick yeast to be equilvilant to the active stuff if i recall. For your purposes i would suggest it does matter - go to town!

    The yeast you have is made such that you don't have to "rehydrate" it/proof it in water ect...before use. Just throw it in and go. I assume that is the type of yeast you have anyway - it is the kind the bread master Peter Reinhart reccomends in his bread books also.

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      hophead71 RE: dwechow Feb 5, 2010 12:24 PM

      Thank you dwechow. I will give it a try!!

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