Fresh Yeast Bread

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Appears in
The Ultimate Bread Machine Cookbook

By Jennie Shapter

Published 2010

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Bread machine manufacturers do not recommend using fresh yeast for bread baked in their appliances, but if the bread is to be baked in the oven, the machine can be used to prepare the dough.


  • 15 g/½ oz fresh yeast
  • 5 ml/1


  1. In a small bowl, cream the fresh yeast with the sugar and 30ml/2 tbsp of the water. Leave to stand for 5 minutes then scrape the mixture into the bread machine pan. Add the remaining water and the sunflower oil. However, if the instructions for your bread machine specify that the yeast is to be placed in the pan first, simply reverse the order in which you add the liq