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Cake yeast in South Florida

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senara's picture

Cake yeast in South Florida

Hi:  I'm down here in Fort Lauderdale and I can't find cake (fresh) yeast anywhere.  Does anyone know where I can buy some in this area?  My bread just isn't the same.  Also - if anyone knows where I might buy Irish wholemeal flour down here - I'll be your best friend forever.  Thanks.

Nickisafoodie's picture

can't help with fresh yeast, but try search box for "SAF".  their instant yeast is far superior to any yeast I have used and others seem to feel the same way.  I buy a 1 pound bag at my Whole Foods store for $4 or so.  I'm willing to bet that once you try their yeast, you will be a life long fan...

Good luck!

senara's picture

Thank you - I'll give it a try.

highmtnpam's picture

This is the only place I have been able to find a reliable source of fresh yeast.


senara's picture

Thank you Pam.  I asked my mother to bring some fresh yeast with her when she comes from New York for Thanksgiving.



Jack from Fort Lauderdale's picture
Jack from Fort ...

Doris' will order Wet/Baker's yeast for next day availability if you call first.  That have 5 locations in South Florida including Pembroke Pines, Lauderhill, Plantation and Hollywood.

Just confirmed that this morning.

chefkill's picture

restaurant depot carries fresh yeast. Stay away from Doris's. They only sell junk baked goods.