Learn how to measure the necessary amount of active dry yeast or fresh yeast using different types of spoons and how you can interchange these two types of yeast in the recipes. Calculations are given in grams.

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How to calculate the weight of active dry yeast with a spoon?

How many grams of active dry yeast does a tablespoon hold?

One rounded tablespoon holds 11 grams of active dry yeast.

One level tablespoon holds 6 grams of active dry yeast.

How many grams is one teaspoon of active dry yeast?

One rounded teaspoon of active dry yeast is 4 grams.

One level teaspoon of active dry yeast is 3 grams.

Information on how many grams of active dry yeast holds one tablespoon or a teaspoon will help you to bake your favorite pastry quickly because you won’t have to spend your time measuring.

  • How to measure 100 grams of active dry yeast with spoons? 100 grams of active dry yeast = about 9 rounded tablespoons of active dry yeast.
  • How to measure 50 grams of active dry yeast with spoons? 50 grams of active dry yeast = 4 rounded tablespoons of active dry yeast + 1 level tablespoon of active dry yeast.
  • How to measure 40 grams of active dry yeast with spoons? 40 grams of active dry yeast = 3 rounded tablespoons of active dry yeast + 1 level tablespoon of active dry yeast.
  • How to measure 30 grams of active dry yeast with spoons? 30 grams of active dry yeast = 2 rounded tablespoons of active dry yeast + 2 rounded teaspoons of active dry yeast.
  • How to measure 25 grams of active dry yeast with spoons? 25 grams of active dry yeast = 2 rounded tablespoons of active dry yeast + 1 level teaspoon of active dry yeast.
  • How to measure 20 grams of active dry yeast with spoons? 20 grams of active dry yeast = 5 rounded teaspoons of active dry yeast.
  • How to measure 15 grams of active dry yeast with spoons? 15 grams of active dry yeast = 1 rounded tablespoon of active dry yeast + 1 rounded tablespoon of active dry yeast.
  • How to measure 12 grams of active dry yeast with spoons? 12 grams of active dry yeast = 3 rounded teaspoons of active dry yeast.
  • How to measure 11 grams of active dry yeast with spoons? 11 grams of active dry yeast = 1 rounded tablespoon of active dry yeast.
  • How to measure 10 grams of active dry yeast with spoons? 10 grams of active dry yeast = 1 level tablespoon of active dry yeast + 1 rounded teaspoon of active dry yeast.
  • How to measure 8 grams of active dry yeast with spoons? 8 grams of active dry yeast = 2 rounded teaspoons of active dry yeast.
  • How to measure 7 grams of active dry yeast with spoons? 7 grams of active dry yeast = 1 rounded teaspoon of active dry yeast + 1 level teaspoon of active dry yeast.
  • How to measure 5 grams of active dry yeast with spoons? 5 grams of active dry yeast = about two level teaspoons of active dry yeast.
  • How to measure 4 grams of active dry yeast with spoons? 4 grams of active dry yeast = 1 rounded teaspoon of active dry yeast.
  • How to measure 3 grams of active dry yeast with spoons? 3 grams of active dry yeast = 1 level teaspoon of active dry yeast.
  • How to measure 2 grams of active dry yeast with spoons? 2 grams of active dry yeast = half of a rounded teaspoon of active dry yeast.

All the included data will help you to bake all of your favorite recipes without spending time measuring the necessary amount of active dry yeast. If you have not found the number of grams you were looking for, write to us in the comments section below, and we will include it in this chart.

How to measure fresh yeast mass with a spoon?

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How many grams of fresh yeast mass are in a tablespoon?

There are 20 grams of fresh yeast mass in one tablespoon.

How many grams of fresh yeast are in a teaspoon?

There are 7 grams of fresh yeast in one teaspoon.

Note: Fresh yeast is measured with a level spoon, without any pile above the top of a spoon.

How to substitute different types of yeast?

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If you do not have the type of yeast that is mentioned in a recipe, you can substitute it with another one instead. We will teach you how to make, for example, active dry yeast to fresh yeast conversion, using one simple formula:

How to substitute instant yeast for active dry yeast?

1 part of instant yeast (100%) = 1.5 part of active dry yeast (150%)

For example, you have in a recipe 3 grams of instant yeast, so 3*1.5=4.5, you get 4.5 grams of active dry yeast.

How to substitute active dry yeast for instant yeast?

1 part of active dry yeast (100%) = 0.75 part of active dry yeast or ¾.

For example, you have in a recipe 3 grams of active dry yeast, so 3*0.7=2.25, you get 2.25 grams of instant yeast

How to substitute instant yeast for fresh compressed yeast?

1 part of instant yeast = 3 parts of fresh compressed yeast.

For example, you have in a recipe 3 grams of instant yeast, so 3*3=9, you get 9 grams of fresh compressed yeast.

 How to substitute fresh compressed yeast for instant yeast?

1 part of fresh yeast = 0.33 of instant yeast. So, part of instant yeast should be divided by 3.

For example, you have in a recipe 6 grams of fresh compressed yeast, so 6/3=2, you get 2 grams of instant yeast.

How to substitute active dry yeast for fresh compressed yeast?

1 part of active dry yeast = 2 parts of fresh compressed yeast.

For example, you have in a recipe 6 grams of active dry yeast, so 6*2=12, you get 12 grams of fresh compressed yeast.

How to substitute fresh compressed yeast for active dry yeast?

1 part of fresh compressed yeast = 0.5 part of fresh compressed yeast or ½.  

For example, you have in a recipe 8 grams of fresh compressed yeast, so 8*0.5=4 or 8/2=4, you get 4 grams of active dry yeast.

We can summon up all the above calculations into one formula:

1 part of instant yeast (100%) = 1.5 parts of active dry yeast (150%) = 3 parts of fresh compressed yeast (300%).

1 tablespoon of dry yeast equals how much fresh yeast?

Be very careful to apply this formula for substituting yeast measured in spoons, like 1 tablespoon of active dry yeast does not equal 2 spoons of fresh compressed yeast. First, convert the amount to grams, then find equivalent in grams, which you will convert again into spoons.

We hope that this article was helpful, and now you will be able to measure different types of yeast without scales. The formula for substituting one type of yeast for another can be very handy in the kitchen, save it, and will not have to look for it again. All your advice and comments leave in the section below. I will be happy if you find this article valuable and useful.

2 Comments

  1. bluesilver Reply

    “How to measure 30 grams of active dry yeast with spoons? 30 grams of active dry yeast = 2 rounded tablespoons of active dry yeast + 2 rounded ::tablespoons:: of active dry yeast.”

    Assuming that you meant teaspoons for the second instance of tablespoons (marked above)?

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