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Is backhefe vegan?

Backhefe is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is backhefe?

Backhefe is a German term for a type of yeast that is commonly used in baking. It is a natural and organic ingredient that is made from a mixture of water and flour. Backhefe is known for its ability to ferment and rise dough, giving baked goods a light and fluffy texture. This yeast is typically used in traditional German recipes such as bread, cakes, and pastries. Backhefe is also considered to be a healthier alternative to commercial yeast as it contains more nutrients and enzymes, which can improve digestion and overall health.

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