Is instant yeast and rapid rise yeast the same?
Instant Yeast is a dry yeast that comes in smaller granules than active dry yeast, absorbs liquid rapidly, and doesn't need to be hydrated or proofed before being mixed into flour. Bread Machine Yeast and Rapid Rise Yeast is instant yeast that may include ascorbic acid, a dough conditioner.
What is rapid rise instant yeast?
Instant Yeast. Instant Yeast, also known as “fast-rising” or “fast-acting” dry yeast, can shorten the rising time in traditional baking by as much as 50%.