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Hovis Yeast 6 Sachets

Hovis Yeast 6 Sachets

42g x 10 x 1

Product:A blend of dried yeast and bread improvers.
Pack Size:7g
Pack Quantity:6
Product Code:950215
VAT Code:Exempt
Product Category:Grocery > Homebake > Dried Fruit & Baking Aids
  • Makes up to 10 loaves
  • Perfect for hand baking and bread machines
  • Suitable for vegetarians


SINCE 1886.

A blend of dried yeast and bread improvers.


Additional Pack Information

Each 7g sachet = 2 teaspoons

Sachet contents are packed in a protective atmosphere


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Why choose Hovis yeast?
Perfect for hand baking and bread machines.
Suitable for any recipe requiring quick, fast action, instant or easy bake yeast, because there is no need to activate in water first.
Quicker and easier (than fresh or "dried active" yeast)
Only one kneading and proving is required (hand baking).
Simply add straight to the dry ingredients.
For best results use with bread flours from the Hovis range.


Dried Yeast (93%), Calcium Sulphate, Flour Treatment Agents: Ascorbic Acid, Alpha Amylase, Emulsifier: Sorbitan Monostearate, Salt, Wheat Starch

Allergy advice: For allergens, including Cereals containing Gluten, see ingredients in bold

Packed in a factory which handles wheat and gluten


Nutritional Information

Per 100g as sold
Energy (kJ)1377
Energy (kcal)327
Fat 3.2g
of which saturates 1.1g
Carbohydrate 21.5g
of which sugars 19.9g
Protein 43.7g
Salt 0.34g


Additional Information

  • Suitable for Vegetarians
  • Contains Wheat
  • Recycling Info: Card - Widely Recycled Carton
  • Recycling Info: Mixed Material - Not Currently Recycled Sachet
  • Pack Type: Box
  • 6 Servings


Preparation and Usage

Hand baking
(Makes 1 large loaf)
500g/1 lb 2oz Hovis strong white bread flour
25g/1oz butter
1 1/4 tsp salt
1 sachet of Hovis yeast
300ml/10 fl oz warm water
2 tsp sugar to give added flavour and thicker crust (optional)

1 In a large bowl, mix together the flour, (optional sugar) and salt, rub in the butter and then stir in the yeast.
2 Stir in the water and mix into a soft dough by hand.
3 Knead for about 5 minutes in an electric mixer fitted with a dough hook, or turn out onto a floured surface and knead well for 10 minutes by hand.
4 Shape the dough, then place in a greased 2lb tin or on a baking tray.
Cover with a clean, damp tea towel (this stops the dough drying out) and leave in a warm place until doubled in size (1 1/2-2 hours).
5 Uncover and bake in an oven, preheated to 230°C (450°F, gas mark 8) for 30-35 minutes.
(The baked loaf should sound hollow when tapped underneath)
6 Take the loaf out of the tin and cool on a rack.

Bread machine
We recommend that you refer to your manufacturer's guidelines for recipes as each machine works slightly differently. Please take care to add all ingredients in the order listed.

Contains 6 sachets


To achieve the best results from Hovis yeast, store in a cool, dry place.
Use sachet within 48hrs once opened.
For best before end see back of pack.


Manufacturer's Address

The Premier Foods Group,
PO Box 66093,
W4 9EX.



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