yeast cake


yeast cake
cake which is baked with the use of fermenting agents

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Yeast cake — Yeast Yeast, n. [OE. [yogh]eest, [yogh]est, AS. gist; akin to D. gest, gist, G. gischt, g[ a]scht, OHG. jesan, jerian, to ferment, G. gischen, g[ a]schen, g[ a]hren, Gr. ? boiled, zei^n to boil, Skr. yas. [root]111.] [1913 Webster] 1. The foam,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • yeast cake — noun small cake of compressed moist yeast • Hypernyms: ↑yeast, ↑barm * * * noun : a cake of compressed yeast * * * 1. a small cake of compacted yeast for baking or the like. 2. a cake or sweet bread containing yeast as a leavening agent. [1785… …   Useful english dictionary

  • yeast cake — /ˈjist keɪk/ (say yeest kayk) noun living yeast cells compressed with a little starch into a small cake. In dried yeast cake, yeasts are inactive; in a compressed yeast cake they are active and the product is perishable …   Australian English dictionary

  • yeast cake — 1. a small cake of compacted yeast for baking or the like. 2. a cake or sweet bread containing yeast as a leavening agent. [1785 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • Yeast — Yeast, n. [OE. [yogh]eest, [yogh]est, AS. gist; akin to D. gest, gist, G. gischt, g[ a]scht, OHG. jesan, jerian, to ferment, G. gischen, g[ a]schen, g[ a]hren, Gr. ? boiled, zei^n to boil, Skr. yas. [root]111.] [1913 Webster] 1. The foam, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Yeast plant — Yeast Yeast, n. [OE. [yogh]eest, [yogh]est, AS. gist; akin to D. gest, gist, G. gischt, g[ a]scht, OHG. jesan, jerian, to ferment, G. gischen, g[ a]schen, g[ a]hren, Gr. ? boiled, zei^n to boil, Skr. yas. [root]111.] [1913 Webster] 1. The foam,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Yeast powder — Yeast Yeast, n. [OE. [yogh]eest, [yogh]est, AS. gist; akin to D. gest, gist, G. gischt, g[ a]scht, OHG. jesan, jerian, to ferment, G. gischen, g[ a]schen, g[ a]hren, Gr. ? boiled, zei^n to boil, Skr. yas. [root]111.] [1913 Webster] 1. The foam,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • yeast´like´ — yeast «yeest», noun verb. –n. 1. the substance that causes dough for most kinds of bread to rise and that causes beer to ferment. Yeast consists of very small single celled plants that grow quickly in a liquid containing sugar. 2. = yeast plant.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Yeast — of the species Saccharomyces cerevisiae Scientific classification Domain …   Wikipedia

  • Cake of Light — is the name of the eucharistic host found within Thelema, the religion adapted from the philosophy of François Rabelais by Aleister Crowley in the early 20th century. It contains meal, honey, and oil for the base ingredients, and is usually… …   Wikipedia


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