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Flatbread Recipe calls for Easy Yeast...I only have Dried Active

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EdinaMonsoon Tue 30-Jun-20 15:43:31

Can I use Dried Active yeast in place of easy blend?

I'm making flatbreads (Rick Stein's recipe).
The recipe calls for 250ml warm water so I assume I would simply top up the yeast/water blend to 250ml before adding to the recipe?

Are there any other things to be taken into consideration? Thanks smile

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Reallybadidea Tue 30-Jun-20 15:53:50

Just dissolve the yeast in the 250mls warm water before adding to the flour.

EdinaMonsoon Tue 30-Jun-20 16:15:02

Thank you 😊 One more question: does the quantity of yeast remain the same? Recipe calls for 2tspns easy yeast.

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whoiscooking Tue 30-Jun-20 16:19:10

I make Jamie Oliver's flatbreads, no need for yeast!

XFPW Tue 30-Jun-20 16:32:35

Here you go...

Reallybadidea Tue 30-Jun-20 17:40:21

Yes, same quantity of yeast smile

Reallybadidea Tue 30-Jun-20 17:42:54

Hmm maybe not then. Although I always just use them interchangeably and have never noticed any difference!

EdinaMonsoon Wed 01-Jul-20 00:35:18

Thanks everyone. From the answers here & those I found via google search, it seemed consensus varies from double the number of grams vs just 25% more. I was only working with 350g flour so I compromised & added 1.5 tspns of dried active yeast which I diluted in 150ml water with a tspn of sugar. Once it was frothy I added the additional 100ml water & mixedthe dough. It worked perfectly 😊 Thank you for taking the time to respond!

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