Dry Bulk Yeast vs. Yeast Packets

Hi,
Does anyone know how much yeast is in a packet? I have bulk yeast but forget how many teaspoons or tablespoons are in a packet. So many recipes call for packets.
Thanks,
Susan

Ad
Filter: All Articles Sort: Relevance

It's 2 1/4 teaspoons. :)

Ad
ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes

2-1/4 teaspoons equal 1 packet.

Resalee

ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes

Susan,

what is equal to the packet yeast is 2 1/4 teaspoon or 1/4 oz. Hope this helps. Beverly in Arkansas.

ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes

on the average there's is aproximately 2 tsp in a package of dry yeast...I have found a few that actually have 2 and 1/4 tsp but that is more or less a 50:50 occurance....Mary (Magicsmom) from Tennessee

PS: If you're using a Bread Machine you could use the following guide lines;

for one pound loaf use 1tsp

for one and half use 1 1/2 tsp

and for a two pound loaf use 1 and 3/4 tsp

of the bulk yeast ....when I decide not to use my Bread Machine I use the above formulas and my loafs actually turn out really nice.

ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes

2 and 1/2 tsps to one packet of yeast. I do it all the time.Denise. I see everyone else says 2 and 1/4 tsps. Maybe they are right!!!

ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes

"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." From the Red Star Yeast website

ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes

I have found that the two and a half tsp is fine - give or take an amount of yeast in a recipe does not affect the rising; I make 4 loaves of wheat bread at once and I use about 7 tsp yeast - give or take. Seems fine always.

ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes

www.foodsubs.com/LeavenYeast.html

2 1/4 t.

ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes
Ad
Answer

In This Article
Yeast for Baking
Buying and Using Yeast for Baking
Categories
Food and Recipes Food Tips BakingMarch 28, 2005
More to Explore
ThriftyFun on Facebook
ThriftyFun on Pinterest
Enter a Contest
Free Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Related Guides
A package of cornmeal.
Dry Carpet Cleaner Recipes
A yeast free cheese pizza.
No Yeast Pizza Dough Recipes
Package of Ramen Noodles
Uses for Ramen Seasoning Packets
© 1997-2016 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Published by . Page generated on May 26, 2016 at 3:06:36 PM on 10.0.0.173 in 403 msecs. Use of this web site constitutes acceptance of ThriftyFun's Disclaimer and Privacy Policy. If you have any problems or suggestions feel free to Contact Us.
 
To Top
Loading Something Awesome!