What measurement is a cake of yeast?

Answer Cake yeast (also called wet, compressed or fresh yeast) comes in two sizes. Small cakes weigh .6 oz. (17g). Large cakes weigh 2 oz. (57g). A small cake of yeast is the same as one, 1/4 oz. package ... Read More »

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What is the measurement of a full sheet cake?

A home size full sheet pan measures 10 1/2 inches by 15 1/2 inches by 1 inch, or 12 1/2 inches by 17 1/2 inches by 1 inch. Commercial sheet cake pans measure 24 inches by 16 inches by 2 or 3 inches... Read More »

What is a cake of yeast?

Professional and home bakers use cake yeast, also known as wet yeast, fresh yeast or compressed yeast, to make a number of products. Not all supermarkets carry cake yeast, and some only stock it se... Read More »

Can I use yeast instead of baking soda in a cake recipe?

No you can not. Yeast will make it rise too much, and honestly, it would be gross. If you don't have baking soda, not much substitute.

What Is the Difference Between Active Dry Yeast & Wine Yeast?

Yeast is an essential ingredient in both baking and the fermentation of alcohol. Unlike other chemical ingredients like salt or baking soda, yeast is a living organism that metabolizes the other in... Read More »